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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Changes in the expression of MMP2, MMP9, and ColIV in stromal cells in oral squamous tongue cell carcinoma: relationships and prognostic implications

Characteristic Number %
(N = 48)
Gender   
Male 36 75.0
Female 12 25.0
Age   
<55 20 41.7
≥55 28 58.3
Differentiation   
Well-differentiation 24 50.0
Moderately 20 41.7
Poorly 4 8.3
Clinical stage   
I 10 20.8
II 2 4.2
III 21 43.7
IV 15 31.3
T-stage   
T1 22 45.8
T2 23 47.9
T3 1 2.1
T4 2 4.2
Recurrence   
No 33 68.7
Yes 15 31.3
Lymph node involvement   
No 11 22.9
Yes 37 77.1