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Table 1 Demographic data of HPSCC and control group

From: Oropharynx microbiota transitions in hypopharyngeal carcinoma treatment of induced chemotherapy followed by surgery

  HPSCC
n = 38
control group
n = 30
P-value
(two-tailed)
Gender    0.144
 Male / Female 25/3 24/6  
Gender    0.137
 ≤ 60Y / > 60Y 19/19 21/9  
HTN    0.231
 No / Yes 24/14 23/7  
DM    0.580
 No / Yes 36/2 30/0  
Smoking history    0.090
 No / Yes 6/32 10/20  
Alcohol history    < 0.001
 No / Yes 8/30 20/10  
  1. Two-tailed p-value under Pearson or Exact chi-square test. * p < 0.05 means statistical significance with bold marker; Abbreviations: HTN hypertension, DM diabetes mellitus