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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of patients

From: A novel surgical approach for hypopharyngeal carcinoma resection via the paraglottic space

Variable No. of patients (%)
Sex
 Male 384
 Female 42
Age, years
  < 55 90
 55–65 222
  > 65 114
Smoking history  
 Ever 352
 Never 74
Alcohol consumption
  > 50 g/d 363
  < 50 g/d 63
Neck dissection
 Unilateral 238
 Bilateral 188
Pathologic differentiation
 Well-differentiated 90
 Moderately differentiated 192
 Poorly differentiated 144
Cervical metastasis
 Yes 342
 No 84