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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients

From: Health related quality of life in patients with diabetic foot ulceration — translation and Polish adaptation of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Scale short form

Male, [n (%)] N = 212 153 (72.2%)
Age [mean (SD)] N = 210 62.5 (10.4)
Place of residence [n (%)] N = 211 Rural area 45 (21.3%)
Urban area of <100 thousand. 54 (25.6%)
Urban area of 100–500 thousand. 14 (6.6%)
Urban area of more than 500 thousand. 98 (46.4%)
Education [n (%)] N = 212 Primary 36 (17.0%)
Secondary 138 (65.1%)
Higher 38 (17.9%)
Type of diabetes [n (%)] N = 211 Type 1 27 (12.8%)
Type 2 181 (85.8%)
Other 3 (1.4%)
Time (years) from diagnosis of diabetes [mean (SD)] N = 209 17.8 (11.6)
Time (years) from diagnosis of DFU [mean (SD)] N = 210 4.4 (4.7)
Time (weeks) of actual ulcer treatment [mean (SD)] N = 212 52.1 (99.0)
Size of ulcers in sq. cm [mean (SD)] N = 203 5.5 (10.3)
Perfusion [n (%)] N = 207 Grade 1 110 (53.1%)
Grade 2 85 (41.1%)
Grade 3 12 (5.8%)
Depth/tissue loss [n (%)] N = 210 Grade 1 84 (40.0%)
Grade 2 81 (38.6%)
Grade 3 45 (21.4%)
Infection [n (%)] N = 210 Grade 1 97 (46.2%)
Grade 2 64 (30.5%)
Grade 3 46 (21.9%)
Grade 4 3 (1.4%)
Sensation [n (%)] N = 210 Grade 1 23 (11.0%)
Grade 2 187 (89.0%)
Number of limbs affected [n (%)] N = 191 One 184 (96.3%)
Both 7 (3.7%)