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Table 1 Patient cohort characteristics

From: Economic burden of resected squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck in an incident cohort of patients in the UK

Cancer site Lip Tongue Oral cavity Pharynx Larynx SCCHN
  N % N % N % N % N % N %
  1,250 11.0 2,167 19.0 2,372 20.8 2,304 20.2 3,310 29.0 11,403 100.0
Gender (Male) 726 58.1 1,267 58.5 1,436 60.5 1,717 74.5 2,813 85.0 7,959 69.8
Age group             
18-44 72 5.8 213 9.8 159 6.7 230 10.0 86 2.6 760 6.7
45-64 328 26.2 1,062 49.0 1,221 51.5 1,459 63.3 1,499 45.3 5,569 48.8
65+ 849 67.9 892 41.2 991 41.8 615 26.7 1,725 52.1 5,072 44.5
Geographic location             
North East 96 7.7 109 5.0 167 7.0 160 6.9 280 8.5 812 7.1
North West 214 17.1 332 15.3 447 18.8 399 17.3 548 16.6 1,940 17.0
Merseyside 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Yorkshire and
Humber
121 9.7 225 10.4 276 11.6 256 11.1 375 11.3 1,253 11.0
East Midlands 112 9.0 212 9.8 245 10.3 244 10.6 269 8.1 1,082 9.5
West Midlands 92 7.4 206 9.5 228 9.6 170 7.4 300 9.1 996 8.7
East of England 147 11.8 204 9.4 185 7.8 207 9.0 304 9.2 1,047 9.2
London 134 10.7 280 8.3 291 12.3 269 11.7 431 13.0 1,305 11.4
South East 169 13.5 338 15.6 279 11.8 289 12.5 437 13.2 1,512 13.3
South West 156 12.5 225 10.4 209 8.8 272 11.8 302 9.1 1,164 10.2
Scotland 1 0.1 4 0.2 4 0.2 2 0.1 0 0.0 11 0.1
No fixed above 0 0.0 2 0.1 0 0.0 3 0.1 2 0.1 7 0.1
Wales 6 0.5 9 0.4 12 0.5 16 0.7 13 0.4 56 0.5
Foreign (including
Isle of Man and
Channel Islands)
1 0.0 18 0.8 21 0.9 14 0.6 40 1.2 93 0.8
Unknown 1 0.0 3 0.1 8 0.3 3 0.1 8 0.2 22 0.2
Northern Ireland 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age 69.6 13.9 61.8 13.7 62.8 12.5 58.3 11.1 65.4 10.7 63.2 12.6
Length of follow-up (months) 34.9 16.9 31.4 18.3 30.8 18.5 30.1 18.3 30 18.7 31 18.4
  1. 1 months