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Table 1 General information of the patients

From: Investigation of swallowing function and swallowing-related quality of life after partial laryngectomy in Chinese patients with laryngeal carcinoma

VariablePatients (n = 68)
Gender, n (%)
 Male64 (94.1)
 Female4 (5.9)
Age (years), mean ± SD61.9 ± 9.3
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Han65 (95.6)
 Others3 (4.4)
Education level, n (%)
 Illiteracy11 (16.2)
 Primary school or junior high school33 (48.5)
 High school or secondary specialized school16 (23.5)
 University or above8 (11.8)
Marital status, n (%)
 Married62 (91.2)
 Divorced / widowed6 (8.8)
Occupation status, n (%)
 On-the-job6 (8.8)
 Retired34 (50.0)
 Others28 (41.2)
Smoking, n (%)
 Never19 (27.9)
 Current smoker40 (58.8)
 Former smoker9 (13.2)
Drinking, n (%)
 Never38 (55.9)
 Current drinker23 (33.8)
 Former drinker7 (10.3)