Table 1

Characteristics of the male patients with OSCCs (n = 237)

Characteristics
Age, yr
 Mean± SD49.30 ± 11.03
 Range28–78
Site of primary tumor, n (%)
 Oral cavity225 (94.94)
  Lip6 (2.53)
  Tongue74 (31.22)
  Mouth floor12 (5.06)
  Buccal mucosa82 (34.60)
  Gingiva28 (11.81)
  Hard palate9 (3.80)
  Retromolar trigone14 (5.91)
 Oropharynx6 (2.53)
 Hypopharynx6 (2.53)
Clinical stage, n (%)
 Stage I27 (11.39)
 Stage II60 (25.32)
 Stage III37 (15.61)
 Stage IV113 (47.68)
Cigarette smoker at some time, n (%)210 (90.13)
Alcohol drinker at some time, n (%)134 (57.26)
AQ chewer at some time, n (%)190 (81.20)