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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: The impact of hyperhidrosis on patients' daily life and quality of life: a qualitative investigation

Characteristic Frequency
Gender (%)
 Male 21 (30%)
 Female 50 (70%)
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 34.9 (13.2)
 Median 31
 Range 16–67
Duration of disease (years)
 Mean (SD) 23.3 (13.6)
 Median 21
 Range 3–60
Body site affected (n)a
 Armpits only 4
 Armpits plus other sites 9
 Palms only 3
 Feet only 2
 Palms and feet 14
 Plantar, palmar and axillary 14
 Generalised 20
 Cranium-face 4
 Trunk and lower body 1
Country
 U.K. 41
 U.S.A 14
 Canada 2
 Netherlands 2
 Other 12
  1. a Each participant is counted in one classification only