Table 3

Classification tree analysis of the head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) training and test setsa

GroupbPercentage correctPercentage misclassified
Training setNormal (n = 75)88.0% (66/75)12.0% (9/75)
HNSCC (n = 75)90.7% (68/75)9.3% (7/75)
Test setNormal (n = 27)100% (27/27)0.0% (0/27)
HNSCC (n = 24)83.3% (20/24)16.7% (4/24)
  • a Peaks used in tree: m/z 5,064, 13,881, 15,131.

  • b Serum from control and HNSCC patients.