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Table 1 Score distributions for Nor-SWAL-QOL for oropharyngeal dysphagia group (n = 102)

From: Cultural adaptation and validation of the Norwegian version of the swallowing quality of life questionnaire (SWAL-QOL)

Nor-SWAL-QOLItemsRangeMeanMedianSD% Floor effects% Ceiling effects
Burdena20–10044.650.028.310.83.9
Food selection20–10057.363.031.79.816.7
Eating duration20–10040.038.029.716.75.9
Eating desire30–10065.575.028.94.915.7
Fear of eating40–10062.363.027.62.911.8
Sleep20–10060.063.031.18.819.6
Fatiguea30–10052.958.028.27.85.9
Communicationa20–10061.975.033.08.823.5
Mental Health50–10046.340.028.26.93.9
Social functioning50–10054.455.031.46.913.7
Symptom frequency battery1414–10055.659.019.42.91.0
  1. aNumber of participants included for these subscales n = 101