Table 1.

Patient and control clinical characteristics

Patient characteristicsHPV+ OPSCC (N = 46)UPPP Controls (N = 25)
N (%)N (%)
Age
 Median (range)55 (35–75)27 (18–51)
Male gender41 (89.1)10 (40)
Caucasian44 (95.6)14 (56)
Smoking status
 Never17 (36.9)19 (76)
 Prior17 (36.9)4 (16)
 Current12 (26.1)2 (8)
T stage
 T02 (4.3)
 T117 (36.9)
 T218 (39.1)
 T38 (17.4)
 T41 (2.2)
N stage
 01 (2.2)
 16 (13.0)
 2A12 (26.1)
 2B20 (43.5)
 2C5 (10.9)
 32 (4.3)
Overall stage
 I0
 II0
 III7 (15.2)
 IV39 (84.8)