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Table 2 Number of deaths identified by year and cancer type

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 = 1,250) (N = 2,167) (N = 2,372) (N = 2,304) (N = 3,310) (N = 11,403)
Length of time to death1,2 Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
  22.4 15.3 16.4 13.3 17.4 14.1 16.4 13.4 16.4 13.6 16.9 13.8
Number of deaths3 N % N % N % N % N % N %
  203 16.2 656 30.3 776 32.7 815 35.4 1,236 37.3 3,686 32.3
1 year 64 31.5 310 47.3 360 46.4 390 47.9 582 47.1 1,706 46.3
2 year 60 29.6 197 30.0 213 27.4 230 28.2 344 27.8 1,044 28.3
3 year 36 17.7 82 12.5 105 13.5 117 14.4 180 14.6 520 14.1
4 year 27 13.3 47 7.2 65 8.4 51 6.3 84 6.8 274 7.4
5 year 16 7.9 20 3.0 33 4.3 27 3.3 46 3.7 142 3.9
  1. 1 months; 2 among the deceased patients; 3 for year wise-breakdown %s are based on number of deaths within a category