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Table 2 Profile of study patients (n = 85)

From: The efficacy of oral brush biopsy with computer-assisted analysis in identifying precancerous and cancerous lesions

Sex ratio (M/F) 1/8:1 (55/30)
Age range: 25 - 75 (Mean: 45.5)
Tobacco use * 37 (44%)
Alcohol use ** 9 (11%) (8-21 drinks/week)
Both tobacco and alcohol 10 (12%)
  1. *Tobacco users: 1) persons who stopped using tobacco less than 1 year prior to the study and 2) ongoing users.
  2. ** Alcohol users: patients who consumed more than an average of 1 drink per day for at least a year.