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Table 4 Importance, Severity, and Troublesomeness of Itch Symptoms Rated by Patients With Mild and Severe Psoriasis

From: The impact of itch symptoms in psoriasis: results from physician interviews and patient focus groups

  Patients with Mild Disease (N = 8) Patients with Severe Disease (N = 31) All Patients (N = 39)
Patients rating itch as the most important symptoma    
   No. of patients, n 8 23 31
   Mean rating 9.1 8.5 8.7
   Patients rating a 10, % 88% 70% 74%
Patients rating itch as the most severe symptomb    
   No. of patients, n 8 23 31
   Mean rating 5.8 8.1 7.5
   Patients rating a 10, % 0% 48% 35%
Patients rating itch as the most troublesome symptomc    
   No. of patients, n 8 16 24
   Mean rating 9.0 8.0 8.3
   Patients rating a 10, % 63% 50% 54%
  1. aSymptoms were rated from 1 (least important) to 10 (most important)
  2. bSymptoms were rated from 1 (least severe) to 10 (most severe)
  3. cSymptoms were rated from 1 (least troublesome) to 10 (most troublesome)