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Table 3 Patients and tumor characteristics

From: Translation and cross-cultural adaption of the Chinese version of the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey version 2.0: a tool for oral symptom assessment in head and neck cancer patients

Characteristic Value
Age, year  
 Median 49.50
 25th–75th interquartile range 42–55
 Range (min, max) (26, 76)
Gender, no.(%)  
 Female 26 (28.89%)
 Male 64 (71.11%)
Primary tumor site  
 Nasopharynx 69 (76.67%)
 Nasal, paranasal sinus 3 (3.33%)
 Oral cavity 6 (6.67%)
 Hypopharynx 5 (5.55%)
 Larynx 7 (7.78%)
TNM stage  
 I 2 (2.22%)
 II 13 (14.44%)
 III 25 (27.78%)
 IV 49 (54.45%)
  “Missing” 1 (1.11%)
Treatment  
 Combined chemoradiation 74 (82.22%)
 Radiation only 5 (5.56%)
 Combined chemoradiation + surgery 8 (8.89%)
 Radiation + surgery 3 (3.33%)
ECOG  
 0 63 (71.170.00%)
 1 27 (28.930.00%)
  1. TNM, classification of malignant tumors; ECOG, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
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