Table 4

ALDH2 genotypes in esophageal and oropharyngolaryngeal SCC patients, by facial flushing status

Flushing statusaALDH2*2/2*2 (n = 1) No.ALDH2*1/2*2 (n = 67) No.ALDH2*1/2*1 (n = 31) No.
Current always flushing1 (100%)17 (25.4%)1 (3.2%)
Former always flushing0 (0%)30 (44.8%)4 (12.9%)
Sometimes flushing0 (0%)17 (25.4%)3 (9.7%)
Never flushing0 (0%)3 (4.5%)23 (74.2%)
  • a Self-reported by 99 of 107 patients responding to the flushing questionnaire.