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Research Article

Balance Performance in Irradiated Survivors of Nasopharyngeal Cancer with and without Tai Chi Qigong Training

Table 1

Characteristics of the participants.

NPC-TC Qigong group
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NPC-control group
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Healthy-control group
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Age (year)0.331
Sex (male : female)12 : 1316 : 1150 : 180.057
Weight (kg)
Height (cm)0.124
Body mass index (kg/m2)<0.001
Reported NPC stage at diagnosis [27]
Stage I (, %)5 (20%)2 (7.4%)
Stage II (, %)5 (20%)7 (25.9%)
Stage III (, %)11 (44%)15 (55.6%)
Stage IV (, %)4 (16%)3 (11.1%)
Post-NPC duration (year)0.094
NPC treatment received
Radiotherapy (, %)17 (68%)9 (33.3%)
Radiotherapy and chemotherapy (, %)7 (28%)18 (66.6%)
Radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgery (, %)1 (4%)0 (0%)

The mean ± standard deviation is presented for the continuous variables.
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