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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Development and validation of a new patient-reported outcome measure for patients with pressure ulcers: the PU-QOL instrument

               Field test 1              Field test 2
Characteristics                Range (Mean, SD)               Range (Mean, SD)
Age                24 - 98 (72, 13.5)              20 - 103 (71.3, 16.5)
Gender              Total n (%)               Total n (%)
  Total               n=227               n=229
  Male 90 (39.6) 119 (52.0)
  Female 137 (60.4) 110 (48.0)
Ethnicity   
  White 223 (98.2) 227 (99.1)
  Asian 1 (0.4) 2 (0.9)
  Black/African 2 (0.4)                 0
  Chinese                 0                 0
  Not stated 1 (0.4)                 0
Setting   
  Hospital (surgery) 99 (43.6) 62 (27.1)
  Hospital (medicine) 21 (9.3) 74 (32.3)
  Community 107 (47.1) 88 (38.4)
PU severity   
  Category 1 38 (10.6%) 76 (18.1%)
  Category 2 144 (40.2%) 170 (40.5%)
  Category 3/4 153 (42.7%) 170 (40.5%)
  Missing 1 (0.3%) 4 (0.9%)
PU risk classification   
  Short-term risk 39 (17.2) 36 (15.7)
  Medium to long-term risk 71 (31.3) 87 (38.0)
  On-going long-term risk 116 (51.1) 103 (45.0)
  Missing 1 (0.4) 3 (1.3)
Marital status   
  Single 59 (26.0) 71 (31.0)
  Married 85 (37.5) 77 (33.6)
  Cohabiting 81 (35.7) 75 (32.8)
  Missing 2 (0.8) 6 (2.6)
Living arrangements   
  Live alone 84 (37.0) 86 (37.6)
  Cohabit with carer 63 (27.8) 51 (22.3)
  Cohabit with other 61 (26.9) 48 (20.9)
  Missing 19 (8.4) 44 (19.2)
Education   
  No formal education 129 (56.8) 125 (54.6)
  GCSE or equivalent 39 (17.2) 40 (17.5)
  A-Level or equivalent 25 (11.0) 16 (6.9)
  Degree or higher 15 (6.6) 21 (9.2)
  Missing 19 (8.4) 27 (11.8)