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Table 1 Characteristics of the study subjects and samples

From: Evaluation of chemiluminescence, toluidine blue and histopathology for detection of high risk oral precancerous lesions: A cross-sectional study

Characteristic N or Mean* % or SD*
Age (y) 44.4 17.1
Gender   
   Males 51 92.7
   Females 4 7.3
Personal habits   
   Tobacco use   
Tobacco 16 29.1
Tobacco + lime 33 60.0
Snuff 2 3.6
   Betel nut   
Smoking 35 63.6
Bidi 6 10.9
   Cigarettes 2 03.6
   Alcohol 11 20.0
Number of samples   
   1 14 25.5
   2 38 69.1
   3 3 5.5
Location of lesion   
   Tongue 5 5.1
   Palate 1 1.1
   Buccal mucosa 70 70.7
   Buccal vestibule 10 10.1
   Commensural Mucosa 7 7.1
   Retromolar area 1 1.0
   Labial vestibule 5 5.1
  1. , for categorical variables; *, for continuous variables; SD, standard deviation; y, years