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Table 1 Control and intervention group subacute patient characteristics

From: Effects of oral intake of water in patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia

  Control Intervention
Patients   
Total 34 42
Age (mean ± SD) 79 ± 11 80 ± 7
Female 18 19
Male 16 23
Pathology*   
CVA** 15 25
Dementia 6 5
Alzheimer's disease 3 4
Parkinson's disease 1 4
Cancer 6 4
Motor neuron disease 1 0
Huntington's disease 1 0
Motor vehicle accident 1 0
Oral   
Own teeth 7 8
Dentures 25 31
No teeth 2 3
Mobility   
Mobile 13 26
Low mobility 13 12
Immobile 8 4
Modified Diet   
Puree/Honey 18 17
Puree/Pudding 3 2
Puree/Nectar 1 3
Minced/Honey 6 10
Minced/Nectar 2 3
Soft/Minced/Honey 1 3
Soft/Minced/Nectar 3 4
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