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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Increased neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is associated with disease-specific mortality in patients with penile cancer

Variables number or median (mean ± SD) p value
all NLR < 2.82 NLR ≥ 2.82
A number of patients. 41 (100.0 %) 21 (51.2 %) 20 (48.8 %)  
Age (years) 69 (68.5 ± 11.8) 69 (66.3 ± 10.9) 71 (70.7 ± 12.5) 0.243
Location
 Gland 30 (73.2 %) 15 (57.1 %) 15 (75.0 %) 0.287
 Foreskin 8 (19.5 %) 5 (23.8 %) 3 (15.0 %)
 Shaft 2 (4.9 %) 0 (0.0 %) 2 (10.0 %)
 Unknown 1 (2.4 %) 1 (4.8 %) 0 (0.0 %)
Tumor grade (differentiation)
 Well 26 (63.4 %) 15 (57.1 %) 11 (55.0 %) 0.330
 Moderate 10 (24.0 %) 3 (14.3 %) 7 (35.0 %)
 Poor 2 (4.9 %) 1 (4.8 %) 1 (5.0 %)
 Unknown 3 (7.3 %) 2 (9.5 %) 1 (5.0 %)
Pathological T stage
 1 22 (53.7 %) 14 (66.7 %) 8 (40.0 %) 0.273
 2 13 (31.’%) 4 (19.0 %) 9 (45.0 %)
 3 2 (4.9 %) 1 (4.8 %) 1 (5.0 %)
 4 3 (7.3 %) 1 (4.8 %) 2 (10.0 %)
 Unknown 1 (2.4 %) 1 (4.8 %) 0 (0.0 %)
Lymph node metastasis 9 (21.6 %) 2 (9.5 %) 7 (35.0 %) 0.049
Distant metastasis 1 (2.4 %) 1 (4.8 %) 0 (0.0 %) 0.323
Anatomic stage
 I 17 (41.5 %) 10 (47.6 %) 7 (35.0 %) 0.214
 II 14 (34.1 %) 8 (38.1 %) 6 (30.0 %)
 III 3 (7.3 %) 0 (0.0 %) 3 (15.0 %)
 IV 6 (14.6 %) 2 (9.5 %) 4 (20.0 %)
 Unknown 1 (2.4 %) 1 (4.8 %) 0 (0.0 %)