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Table 3 Chewing habits among the OSF patients

From: Effectiveness of Pentoxifylline in the treatment of oral submucous fibrosis patients: a case-control study

CHEWING HABITGRADE I OSMFGRADE II OSMFGRADE III OSMF
STYLE OF CHEWING
 Does not Chew200
 Spits the quid840
 Swallows the quid151
 Retains in the mouth and then spits61512
 Retains in the mouth and then swallows4913
FREQUENCY OF CHEWING
 0 quids /day200
 1–2 quids per day1030
 2–5/day584
 6–10/day31516
 11–15/day154
  > 15/day022
DURATION OF CHEWING
 Upto 2 min1060
 Upto 5 min8142
 Upto 10 min31111
 More than 10 min0213