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Table 1 Demographic, clinical and pathological characteristics of 384 OSCC patients

From: Survival and associated factors among patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) in Mulago hospital, Kampala, Uganda

Characteristic n(%)
Gender
 Male 229(59.6)
 Female 155(40.4)
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 55.2(4.1)
Tobacco use
 User 147(54.7)
 Non-User 122(45.4)
Alcohol use
 User 140(52.6)
 Non-User 126(47.4)
Geographical region
 Central 132(34.4)
 Eastern 72(18.7)
 Northern 41(10.7)
 Western 109(28.4)
 Non-Ugandan 30(7.8)
Education level
 Tertiary 27(12.6)
 Secondary 44(20.6)
 Primary 68(31.8)
 None 75(35.0)
Histo-pathological grade
 Well differentiated 198(51.5)
 Moderately differentiated 102(26.6)
 Poorly differentiated 84(21.9)
Treatment modality
 Surgery 38(9.9)
 Radiotherapy 224(58.3)
 Chemotherapy 4(1.0)
 Surgery + Radiotherapy 41(10.7)
 Surgery + Chemotherapy 8(2.1)
 Surgery + Radiotherapy +Chemotherapy 8(2.1)
 Radiotherapy + Chemotherapy 3(0.8)
 None 58(15.1)