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Table 1 Characteristics of 141 NPC patients at presentation

From: 3D-CT implanted interstitial brachytherapy for T2b nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Patient Characteristics ERT/3D-HDR-BT n (%) ERT n (%) P-value
Age (years)    0.743
   ≤ 45 23 (57.5%) 55 (54.5%)  
   > 45 17 (42.5%) 46 (45.5%)  
Gender    0.252
   Male 34 (85.0%) 77 (76.2%)  
   Female 6 (15.0%) 24 (23.8%)  
Histology    0.956
   WHO type I 1 (2.5%) 3 (3.00%)  
   WHO type II/III 39 (97.5%) 98 (97.0%)  
UICC stage    0.064
   II 32 (80.0%) 89 (88.1%)  
   III 6 (15.0%) 12 (11.9%)  
   IV a 2 (5.0%) 0 (0%)  
N stage    0.282
   N0-1 21 (52.5%) 58 (57.4%)  
   N2 17 (42.5%) 43 (42.6%)  
   N3 2 (5.0%) 0  
Therapy    0.264
   Received 19 (78.4%) 43 (81.4%)  
   Not received 21 (14.9%) 58 (1.5%)  
  1. WHO: World Health Organization; UICC: International Union Against Cancer.