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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in the three groups: count and percentage within treatment groups

From: “Coffee plus Honey” versus “topical steroid” in the treatment of Chemotherapy-induced Oral Mucositis: a randomised controlled trial

Factors S group (n = 21) HC group (n = 21) H group (n = 20)
Gender:    
Male 11 (52.4) 9 (42.9) 10 (50.0)
Female 10 (47.6) 12 (57.1) 10 (50.0)
Level of schooling:    
Primary & Diploma 17 (81.0) 20 (95.2) 15 (75.0)
Higher education 4 (19.0) 1 (4.8) 5 (25.0)
Occupation:    
Housewife 6 (28.6) 12 (57.1) 6 (30.0)
Employed 2 (9.5) 3 (14.3) 1 (5.0)
Retired 3 (14.3) 3 (14.3) 4 (20.0)
Unemployed 10 (47.6) 3 (13.6) 9 (45.0)
  1. S = Steroid; HC = Honey plus Coffee; H = Honey.