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Table 4 Comparison of toxic and side effects between the two groups [n(%)]

From: Cisplatin combined with capecitabine-induced chemotherapy for local nasopharyngeal carcinoma can improve the quality of life and reduce toxic and side effects

Toxic and side effects Group A (n=66) Group B (n=70) χ2 value p value
Nausea and vomiting 4 (6.06) 3 (4.29)
Skin reaction 1 (1.52) 0 (0.00)
Oral mucosa reaction 3 (4.55) 0 (0.00)
Diarrhea 1 (1.52) 2 (2.86)
Hand-foot syndrome 2 (3.03) 1 (1.43)
Peripheral neurotoxicity 3 (4.55) 1 (1.43)
Urea nitrogen 2 (3.03) 0 (0.00)
Total reaction rate 16 (24.24) 7 (10.00) 4.904 0.026