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Table 1 Demographic and Characteristics data of Study Participants (N = 144)

From: Validity and reliability of the Persian version of the oropharyngeal Mucositis quality of life scale

Age (years), mean (SD) 53.9 (14.7)
Sex, n (%)  
Men 64 (44.4)
Women 80 (55.6)
Educational level, n (%)  
illiterate 10 (6.9)
Elementary 31 (21.5)
High school or diploma 66 (45.8)
Academic education 37 (25.7)
Cancer diagnosis, n (%)  
nasopharynx 98 (68.1)
breast 10 (6.9)
ALL 6 (4.2)
AML 5 (3.5)
other 25 (17.4)
Cancer therapy, n (%)  
Chemotherapy 31 (21.5)
Radiotherapy 41 (28.5)
Chemo-radiotherapy 72 (50)
WHO grade for mucositis, n (%)  
1 16 (11.1)
2 34 (23.6)
3 48 (33.3)
4 46 (31.9)