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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the discovery and validation set

From: Genome-wide DNA methylation profile identified a unique set of differentially methylated immune genes in oral squamous cell carcinoma patients in India

Characteristics Patient information
Discovery set Validation set
Total patients 11 53
Normal/disease 10/11 53/53
Age range (in years) 40–90 27–78
Mean age (SD) (in years) 51.37 (14.33) 53.50 (12.45)
No. of males/females 7/4 39/14
HPV: positive/negative 6/5 29/24
Oral habits
 Smoking tobacco 1 2
 Chewing tobacco 2 22
 Other habits 1 1
 Multiple habits 4 10
 No habits 2 18