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Table 4 OM severity in patients under chemotherapy with head and neck radiotherapy

From: Effects of nanomicelle curcumin capsules on prevention and treatment of oral mucosits in patients under chemotherapy with or without head and neck radiotherapy: a randomized clinical trial

  WHO oral mucositis grade mean in study group WHO oral mucositis grade mean in control group Significance
(T-test statistic)
NRS mean in study group NRS mean in control group Significance
(T-test statistic)
Participants 7 6   7 6  
Base line 0 0 0 0
Week 1 1.00 1.00 2.28 ± 0.75 1.83 ± 1.16 0.309 (0.88)
Week 2 1.71 ± 0.48 1.83 ± 0.40 0.646 (0.119) 4.14 ± 0.89 3.83 ± 1.16 0.113 (0.67)
Week 4 2.14 ± 0.37 2.83 ± 0.40 0.009 (0.690) 5.00 ± 1.00 5.33 ± 1.21 0.805 (0.15)
Week 7 2.14 ± 0.37 3.00 ± 0.63 0.012 (0.857) 5.28 ± 0.75 6.16 ± 2.13 0.238 (0.52)