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Table 4 Internet focus group participant characteristics

From: Patient experiences with oily skin: The qualitative development of content for two new patient reported outcome questionnaires

Demographic Characteristic Total Sample (N = 54) US Sample (N = 28) German Sample (N = 26)
Gender (f:m) 1:1 1:1.2 1:0.8
Mean Age 35.4 yrs (SD 9.3) 35.9 (SD 9.0) 34.8 (SD 9.7)
Mean years with condition 15.2 yrs (SD 9.4) 16.8 (SD 10.5) 13.4 (SD 8.0)
Moderate to Severe Oily Skin 94% (51/54) 89% (25/28) 100% (26/26)
Education (At least some college) 70% (38/54) 82% (23/28) 58% (15/26)
Married/CL 68% (37/54) 82% (23/28) 54% (14/26)
Self-Reported Acne 74% (40/54) 68% (19/28) 81% (21/26)
Oily skin varies with hormonal variation* 59% (16/27) 38% (5/13) 78% (11/14)
Oily scalp** 41% (11/27) 27% (4/15) 58% (7/12)
Treated by Physician for Oily Skin 41% (22/54) 14% (4/28) 69% (18/26)
Treated by Physician for Acne 41% (22/54) 18% (5/28) 65% (17/26)
Oily skin worsening with age 35% (19/54) 43% (12/28) 27% (7/26)
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome* 29% (2/27) 8% (1/13) 7% (1/14)
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia 2% (1/54) 0% (0/28) 4% (1/26)
  1. *females only
  2. **males only