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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Assessment of nasalance using obturator percent (%)

Word* Mean Pre-treatment Post-treatment Δ
Simple vowels /a/ 8.6 40.0 31.0 9.0
/i/ 22.3 82.0 28.0 54.0
/e/ 8.7 55.0 28.0 27.0
/o/ 8.4 59.0 20.0 39.0
/u/ 10.0 70.0 31.0 39.0
Avg. 11.6 61.2 27.6 33.6
Diphthons /ja/ 8.5 49,0 21.0 28.0
/je/ 8.6 68.0 29.0 39.0
/wi/ 20.5 79.0 23.0 56.0
Avg. 12.5 65.3 24.3 41.0
Syllable repetition /papi/ 16.0 78.0 17.0 61.0
/sasi/ 14.6 79.0 35.0 44.0
/mami/ 65.5 77.0 72.0 5.0
Avg. 32.0 78.0 41.3 36.7

*International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcription.

Degree of nasalance; below 20%: No, 20 - 35%: Mild, 35 - 45%: Moderate, 45 - 60%: High, over 60%: Severe.24

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