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Table 2 Group scores before and after prosthetic voice restoration on each domain of the H&N QOL. Com, Eat, Pain &, Emo, refer to Communication, Eating, Pain, & Emotions subtests, respectively. Tota refer to total score. Numbers 1 & 2 refer to before & after voice restoration, respectively.

From: Voice restoration following total laryngectomy by tracheoesophageal prosthesis: Effect on patients' quality of life and voice handicap in Jordan

Patients Com1 Com2 Eat1 Eat2 Pain1 Pain2 Emo1 Emo2 Tota1 Tota2
Mean 12.3 79.2 82.3 88.5 82.8 88.5 43.4 74.0 56.9 82.3
Standard Deviation 15.2 18.5 14.2 11.8 15.3 13.3 22.7 28.2 12.5 14.5
Range 0–56 37–100 54–100 67–100 56–100 63–100 13–100 29–100 43–79 54–99