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Research Article

A Valid Approach in Refractory Glossodynia: A Single-Institution 5-Year Experience Treating with Japanese Traditional Herbal (Kampo) Medicine

Table 2

Patient demographic characteristics.

Total
( )
Female
( )
Male
( )
value
(Female versus male)

Age (years)65 ± 964.3 ± 8.870 ± 6.7NS#
No improvement (nonresponders)12 (30.8%)9 (28.1%)3 (42.9%)NS*
Decreased scores ≦ 227 (69.2%)23 (71.9%)4 (57.1%)NS*
 Average residual scores4.6 ± 4.24.6 ± 4.14.8 ± 4.9NS#
 Average onset of improvement (weeks)8.0 ± 7.78.4 ± 8.35.8 ± 3.5NS#
Decreased scores ≦ 5 (high responders)23 (59.0%)19 (59.4%)4 (57.1%)NS*

Data are presented as (%) or mean ± SD.
# -test, *chi-squared test.
NS: no significance.

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