No Oral Sites (ICD-10*) Age groups in years No. of samples Precancerous Cancerous
No. of samples NMSCs Scored Total NMSCs No. of samples NMSCs Scored Total NMSCs
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
1 Lip 30-49 2 Nil 1 Nil 36 Nil 58 (7.4) 156 (19.8) 1 Nil 842 Nil 1986 (10.8) 1908 (16.4)
50-69 2 4 1 3 22 124 1 1 684 1216
70-89 1 2 Nil 1 Nil 32 1 1 460 692
2 Tongue 30-49 5 2 4 1 22 17 57 (7.3) 61 (7.8) 1 1 1913 291 3854 (20.9) 1055 (9.1)
50-69 5 4 3 2 35 44 2 2 1446 604
70-89 1 1 Nil Nil Nil Nil 1 1 495 160
3 Alveolus and gingiva 30-49 4 3 1 2 25 12 170 (21.9) 44 (5.5) 3 1 1183 664 3015 (16.4) 1782 (15.3)
50-69 8 3 3 2 88 32 5 1 1236 1118
70-89 4 Nil 1 Nil 57 Nil 3 Nil 596 Nil
4 Floor of the mouth 30-49 4 1 2 1 28 172 74 (9.6) 216 (27.4) 2 Nil 1110 Nil 2043 (11.1) 895 (7.7)
50-69 2 4 1 2 46 44 1 2 528 704
70-89 1 1 Nil Nil Nil Nil 1 1 405 191
5 Palate 30-49 4 1 3 Nil 25 Nil 25 (3.3) 24 (3.1) 1 1 643 267 1080 (5.9) 807 (6.9)
50-69 1 2 Nil 1 Nil 24 1 1 203 540
70-89 1 Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil 1 Nil 234 Nil
6 Buccal mucosa 30-49 14 4 6 1 142 33 392 (50.5) 287 (36.4) 8 3 2766 437 6436 (34.9) 5183 (44.6)
50-69 16 19 5 6 172 202 11 13 2620 3864
70-89 7 3 1 1 78 52 6 2 1050 882
Total 30-89 82 54 32 23 776 788 776 788 50 31 18414 11630 18414 11630
Table 2: Oral sites, age groups and sex-wise enumeration of NMSCs.