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Table 2 The clinicopathological characteristics stratified by the F-NLR score

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

Characteristics F-NLR 0 (n = 100) F-NLR 1 (n = 203) F-NLR 2 (n = 62) P-value
Age 0.0436
< 60 32 65 10
≥ 60 68 138 52
Sex 0.3646
Male 47 108 36
Female 53 95 26
Currently smoking 0.2439
No 87 181 59
Yes 13 22 3
Currently drinking 0.8427
No 91 187 58
Yes 9 16 4
PLR 0.5971
< 150 21 36 10
≥ 150 ≤ 300 77 160 48
> 300 2 7 4
MPV (fl) 0.4345
< 10 90 173 52
≥ 10 10 30 10
Tumor size 0.0301
T1–T2 89 155 48
T3–T4 11 48 14
Cervical node metastasis 0.0039
N0 81 167 38
N1 15 20 15
N2 4 16 9
Cancer subsites 0.8078
Lip 8 15 7
Gingival 24 64 16
Buccal 32 58 22
Mouth floor 4 8 3
Tongue 32 58 14
LVI 0.0009
Negative 86 133 44
Positive 14 70 18
PNI 0.8873
Negative 98 198 60
Positive 2 5 2
  1. Statistically significant values are shown in bold
  2. F-NLR the combined fibrinogen and NLR score, NLR Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, MPV mean platelet volume, PNI perineural invasion, LVI lymphatic and vascular invasion