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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Significant variation in salivation by short-term suggestive intervention: a randomized controlled cross-over clinical study

  All, 31 patients Sequence direct- indirect, 16 patients Sequence indirect- direct, 15 patients
Age (years), mean (SD) 34 (12) 36 (15) 32 (10)
Baseline salivation, mean (SD) 2.6 (1.9) 2.5 (1.3) 2.6 (2.4)
Sex (N, %)    
  Male 13 (42%) 6 (37.5%) 7 (47%)
  Female 18 (58%) 10 (62.5%) 8 (53%)
Smoker (N, %) 5 (16%) 3 (19%) 2 (13%)
Medication (N, %) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 1 (6%)
Diseases (N, %) 1 (3%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%)