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Table 1 Clinical characteristics

From: Maximal standard uptake values of 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography compared with Epstein-Barr virus DNA as prognostic indicators in de novo metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients

Characteristic n(%)
Total 253
Gender
 Male 216(85.4%)
 Female 37(14.6%)
Age (years)
  ≤ 47 133(52.6%)
  > 47 122(47.4%)
T stage #
 T1 12(4.7%)
 T2 22(8.7%)
 T3 133(52.6%)
 T4 86(34.0%)
N stage #
 N0 4(1.6%)
 N1 28(11.1%)
 N2 94(37.2%)
 N3 127(50.2%)
Metastatic sites
 Bone 116(45.8%)
 Lung 28(11.1%)
 Liver 14(5.5%)
 Distant nodes 22(8.7%)
 Multiple sites 73(28.9%)
LRRT use
 No 89(35.2%)
 Yes 164(64.8%)
  1. Abbreviations: LRRT locoregional radiotherapy
  2. According to the 8th edition of the UICC/AJCC staging system