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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The effects of tea extracts on proinflammatory signaling

  Green tea Black tea All patients
Patients (total) 31 29 60
Male:Female 17:14 18:11 35:25
Age (years) 61 ± 2 62 ± 2.1 61 (36–86)
Radiotherapy 11 11 22
Chemoradiotherapy 20 18 38
Total radiation dose (Gy) 57.6 ± 1.9 60.4 ± 2.1 58.9 ± 1 (45–70.4)
Start of tea treatment (Gy) 46.5 ± 1.5 44.4 ± 1.5 45.6 ± 0.8
ite of irradiation    
Head & neck region 17 14 31
Pelvic region 13 12 25
Other 1 3 4
Staging    
T1 5 3 8
T2 8 10 18
T3 10 9 19
T4 6 3 9
Tx 2 4 6
Leukocytes (Tsd/μl) 5.1 ± 0.2 6.4 ± 0.2 5.7 ± 0.1
Hb (g/dl) 11.3 ± 0.4 11.8 ± 0.4 11.6 ± 0.2
CRP (mg/dl) 3.4 ± 0.1 5.0 ± 0.2 4.2 ± 0.07
BMI (kg/m2) 24.5 ± 0.8 24.8 ± 0.9 24.7 ± 0.4