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Table 4 Problems with dry mouth and sticky saliva for the six patients included in mucin O-glycosylation analysis

From: Stimulated saliva composition in patients with cancer of the head and neck region

Code Dry mouth Sticky saliva
Pretreat 6 mo 1 year 2 years Pretreat 6 mo 1 year 2 years
1 1 4 4 3 1 2 2 1
2 1 2 2 4 1 1 1 4
3 1 2 2 2 1 3 2 2
4 1 4 3 2 1 2 2
5 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1
6 1 3 3 2 1 3 2 1
Mean 1.2 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.0 2.0 1.6 1.8
  1. 1 = not at all, 2 = a little, 3 = quite a bit, 4 = very much