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Table 2 Oral mucositis grades between groups during this study

From: Effectiveness of zinc chloride mouthwashes on oral mucositis and weight of patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy

Mucositis grade Zinc chloride group N (%) Placebo group N (%) p value
Week 1    
Grade 1 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.046*
Grade 2 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Grade 3 0 (0) 10 (20.83)  
Week 2    
Grade 1 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.01*
Grade 2 1 (2.08) 3 (10.34)  
Grade 3 0 (0) 7 (18.42)  
Week 3    
Grade 1 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.01*
Grade 2 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Grade 3 2 (4.16) 3 (10.34)  
  1. Values are expressed as no. (%)
  2. *Fisher exact test