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Table 2 Sub-site distribution, TNM classification and clinical stage at presentation of 384 patients with OSCC

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

Variable Number Percentage
Site
 Alveolus 18 4.7
 Buccal Mucosa 51 13.3
 Floor of mouth 47 12.2
 Gingiva 43 11.2
 Lip 16 4.2
 Palate 52 13.5
 Tongue 131 34.1
 Otherα 26 6.8
T (Tumour)
 1 41 10.7
 2 142 37.0
 3 91 23.7
 4 62 16.1
 X 48 12.5
N (Nodal involvement)
 0 151 39.3
 1 63 16.5
 2 106 27.6
 3 22 5.7
 X 42 10.9
M (Metastasis)
 0 228 59.4
 1 86 22.4
 X 70 18.2
Clinical Stage (Based on TNM staging system)
 I 23 6.0
 II 57 14.8
 III 148 38.5
 IV 86 22.5
 X 70 18.2
  1. αOther includes Commissure, Buccal sulcus, Retromolar trigone, Sublingual salivary glands
  2. X Missing data