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Table 1 Age and gender distribution of the general patients population (n = 977)

From: Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and the oropharynx in patients less than 40 years of age: a 20-year analysis

Age in years at diagnosis of SCC Number of Patients male female percentage (%)
15-19 1 0 1 0,1
20-29 6 4 2 0,6
30-39 31 26 5 3,2
40-49 222 182 40 22,7
50-59 358 289 69 36,6
60-69 211 154 57 21,6
70-79 104 57 47 10,6
80-89 43 20 23 4,4
≥ 90 1 1 0 0,1
Total 977 733 244 100
Average age in years 57,6 56,3 61,4