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Table 1 Patient characteristics (Total 134 individual ears, 68 patients)

From: Sensorineural hearing loss after concurrent chemoradiotherapy in nasopharyngeal cancer patients

Characteristics Value (68 patients)
Age (18-70 years old) Median 47.5 years old
   ≤ 50 44 (65%)
   > 50 24 (35%)
Co-morbidities (patients)  
   DM and/or Hypertension 14 (20.6%)
   No co-morbidities 54 (79.4%)
Pre RT otitis media (ears)  
   Yes 34 (25.4%)
   No 71 (53%)
   No data 29 (21.6%)
Post RT otitis media (ears)  
   Yes 31 (23.1%)
   No 93 (69.4%)
   No data 10 (7.5%)
Tumor stage  
   I/II 15 (22.1%)
   III/IV 53 (77.9%)
Pathology (WHO 2005)  
   WHO type 1 (SCC, keratinized) 24 (35.2%)
   WHO type 2 (SCC, non-keratinized) 4 (5.9%)
   WHO type 2.2 (Undifferentiated) 38 (55.9%)
   Others 2 (3%)