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Table 2 Description of the sample

From: Quality of life in patients with acne in Erbil city

Characteristics Low score (<8) High score (8+) test P-value
No. (%) No. (%)
Sex
 Male 108 (62.4) 65 (37.6) 4.285* 0.038
 Female 178 (52.8) 159 (47.2)   
Age
 mean ± SD 19.47 ±4.38 20.86 ±3.89 −3.732** <0.001
House ownership
 Owned 269 (55.6) 215 (44.4) 0.963* 0.326
 Rented 17 (65.4) 9 (34.6)   
Grading
 Mild 120 (72.7) 45 (27.3) 40.729* <0.001
 Moderate 140 (53.6) 121 (46.4)   
 Severe 26 (31.0) 58 (69.0)   
Occupation
 Unemployed 243 (57.6) 179 (42.4) 1.91* 0.167
 Employed 43 (48.9) 45 (51.1)   
Years of formal education
 mean ± SD 9.53 ± 3.97 10.13 ± 4.18 −1.66** 0.097
Marital status
 Single 234 (54.4) 196 (45.6) 3.066* 0.08
 Married 52 (65.0) 28 (35.0)   
Address
 Inside city 209 (53.2) 184 (46.8) 5.84* 0.016
 Outside city 77 (65.8) 40 (34.2)   
  1. * Chi square test ** Student t test.