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Table 1 Most and least preferred head positions

From: Fiber-optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing to assess swallowing outcomes as a function of head position in a normal population

Head positions Most preferred: Least preferred:
Frequency (N = 84) Percent Frequency (N = 84) Percent
Centre 29 34.5 1 1.2
Centre or Down 1 1.2 0 0
Centre or Left 3 3.6 0 0
Centre or Up 2 2.4 0 0
Down 7 8.3 46 54.8
Left 9 10.7 2 2.4
Left or Right 4 4.8 2 2.4
Right 14 16.7 2 2.4
Right or Up 1 1.2 0 0
Up 13 15.5 31 36.9
Up or Left 1 1.2 0 0
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