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Table 1 Enrollment procedure and participant flow (Groups 1–3).

From: Oral vs. pharyngeal dysphagia: surface electromyography randomized study

Randomly assessed for eligibility (n = 239)
Excluded (n = 32)
a. Not meeting inclusion criteria (had dysphagia and/or odynophagia due to reasons other than tonsillitis or dental problems; had chronic pain type syndromes requiring pain medication) (n = 19)
b. Refused to participate (n = 13)
Total allocated (n = 207)
Allocated to Group 1 (n = 71) Group 2 (n = 60) Group 3 (n = 76)
Lost to follow-up (n = 9) (n = 11) (n = 10)
Analyzed (n = 62) (n = 49) (n = 66)