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Table 1 Characteristics of the participating patients

From: Quality of life and problems associated with obturators of patients with maxillectomies

Variable   Percentage
Gender Male 50.0
Female 50.0
Age of patients <20 13.3
20–39 20.0
40–59 40.0
60–69 6.7
≥70 20.0
Marital status Single 30.0
Married 53.3
Divorced 13.3
Widow 3.3
Education Preschool education 30.0
Primary school 30.0
Secondary school 23.3
University and above 16.7
Occupation Professional 13.3
Private business 13.3
Labor 13.3
Not employed 13.3
housewives 33.3
Retired 13.3
Radiotherapy treatment Yes 26.7
No 73.3
Duration of obturator wearing Mean ± SD 24.47 ± 69.65