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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

The results of general and cancer characteristics of subjects

Characteristic Total Mucositis P-valueb

No Yes
Total 50 (100) 21 (42.0) 29 (58.0)
Sex 0.723
 Male 40 (80.0) 16 (76.9) 24 (82.8)
 Female 10 (20.0) 5 (23.8) 5 (17.2)
Age (yr)a 56.3 ± 11.6 58.8 ± 6.1 59.2 ± 9.5 0.556
 ≤ 59 28 (58.3) 13 (65.0) 15 (53.6)
 ≥ 60 20 (41.7) 7 (35.0) 13 (46.4)
Smoking 0.371
 None or past 11 (47.8) 4 (66.7) 7 (41.2)
 Current 12 (52.2) 2 (33.3) 10 (58.8)
Drinking 0.643
 None or past 9 (39.1) 3 (50.0) 6 (35.3)
 Current 14 (60.9) 3 (50.0) 11 (64.7)
Cancer type 0.314
 Squamous cell carcinoma 34 (73.9) 11 (64.7) 23 (79.3)
 Others 12 (26.1) 6 (35.3) 6 (20.7)
Cancer region 0.304
 Head 34 (75.6) 12 (66.7) 22 (81.5)
 Neck 11 (24.4) 6 (33.3) 5 (18.5)

Values are presented as number (%) or mean ± SD.

Range: 22–79.
P-values by Fisher’s exact test.

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