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Table 2 Comorbid grades and affected systems of elderly patients

From: Feasibility and efficacy of chemoradiotherapy for elderly patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: results from a matched cohort analysis

Body system* N=202 (%) RT alone (N=101) CRT (N=101)
Mild Moderate Severe Mild Moderate Severe
Cardiovascular 36 (17.8) 11 5 1 13 6 0
Respiratory 3 (1.5) 2 0 0 1 0 0
Gastrointestinal 24 (11.9) 13 4 1 5 1 0
Endocrine 13 (6.4) 4 2 1 1 4 1
Neurological 3 (1.5) 0 1 0 1 1 0
Substance abuse 4 (2.0) 1 0 0 3 0 0
Multi-Systems 9 (4.5) 4 2 1 0 2 0
Overall 71 (35.1) 26 10 1 23 10 1
  1. *Abnormality in other systems (renal, psychiatric, rheumatologic, immunological systems and malignancy, body weight) was not found in both groups.