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Table 12 p16 and Quality of Life (QOL) Scores

From: The impact of human papillomavirus (HPV) status on functional outcomes and quality of life (QOL) after surgical treatment of oropharyngeal carcinoma with free-flap reconstruction

  HPV - Mean score (SD) HPV + Mean score (SD) Δ P- Value
pain 18 (17.34) 16 (17.37) - 2 0.58
swallowing 30 (24.22) 27 (21.33) - 3 0.63
senses 16 (19.77) 24 (24.54) 8 0.24
speech 21 (17.78) 23 (20.42) 2 0.75
social eating 43 (31.53) 26 (17.29) - 17 0.04
social contact 11 (17.71) 11 (17.82) 0 0.99
sexuality 28 (35.87) 16.5 (22.69) - 11.5 0.19
teeth 23 (32.46) 24 (32.1) 1 0.84
mouth open 45 (38.41) 40 (35.25) - 5 0.64
coughing 35 (23.52) 34 (24.09) - 1 0.89
felt ill 1.5 (6.95) 7 (18.26) 5.5 0.41
  N P16 - Mean score (SD) P16 + Mean score (SD) Δ P-Value
Pre-Op 82 22.5 (15.6) 13 (12.1) - 9.5 0.005
6 M Post-p 65 33.5 (16) 29 (12) - 4.5 0.24
12 M Post-p 65 28.5 (10.5) 26 (13.4) - 2.5 0.45
  1. Significant p-value are highlited in bold