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Table 1 Xerostomia Questionnaire (XQ). Patients rated each item on a scale from 0 to 6; the higher the score, the worse they experienced their symptoms. 0: no complaints, 6: worst suffering.

From: 3D-conformal-intensity modulated radiotherapy with compensators for head and neck cancer: clinical results of normal tissue sparing

Due to dryness of your mouth/tongue and sipping liquids
A-Rate your difficulties in eating and swallowing solid food.
B-Rate your difficulties in talking.
C-Rate your difficulties in sleeping.
D-In general, rate your difficulties during the daytime hours when not eating and not talking (oral comfort)