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Table 1 Comparison of clinical characteristics of the enrolled subjects (n = 365)

From: Prognostic role of an inflammation scoring system in radical resection of oral squamous cell carcinoma

Variables Patients (n, %)
Sex
Male 191 (52.3)
Female 174 (47.7)
Age
< 60 107 (29.3)
≥ 60 258 (70.7)
Currently smoking
No 327 (89.6)
Yes 38 (10.4)
Currently drinking
No 336 (92.1)
Yes 29 (7.9)
NLR
≤ 3.2 274 (75.1)
> 3.2 91 (24.9)
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)
≤ 250 129 (35.3)
> 250 236 (64.7)
F-NLR
0 100 (27.4)
1 203 (55.6)
2 62 (17.0)
PLR
< 150 67 (18.4)
≥ 150 ≤ 300 285 (78.0)
> 300 13 (3.6)
MPV (fl)
< 10 315 (86.3)
 ≥ 10 50 (13.7)
Tumor size
T1–T2 292 (80.0)
T3–T4 73 (20.0)
Cervical node metastasis
N0 286 (78.4)
N1 50 (13.7)
N2 29 (7.9)
Cancer subsites
Lip 30 (8.2)
Gingval 104 (28.5)
Buccal 112 (30.7)
Mouth floor 15 (4.1)
Tongue 104 (28.5)
LVI
Negative 263 (72.1)
Positive 102 (27.9)
PNI
Negative 356 (97.5)
Positive 9 (2.5)
  1. F-NLR the combined fibrinogen and NLR score, F-NLR of 2, with hyperfibrinogenemia (> 400 mg/dL) and high NLR (> 2.5), F-NLR of 1, with only one higher index, and F-NLR of 0, with neither hyperfibrinogenemia nor high NLR, NLR Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, MPV mean platelet volume, PNI perineural invasion, LVI lymphatic and vascular invasion