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Table 2 Main demographic and quality of life data (DLQI-BRA) according to each dermatosis (n = 1286)

From: Dimensionality and psychometric analysis of DLQI in a Brazilian population

Dermatosis n (%) Female (%) Agea Education level (%) DLQI-BRAb  
Elementary High school College Cronbach’s alpha (CI 95%)
Melasma 143 (11) 123 (86) 39 (8) 19 (13) 42 (29) 82 (57) 3 (1–6) 0.89 (0.85–0.91)
Urticaria 101 (8) 87 (86) 42 (15) 62 (61) 35 (35) 4 (4) 14 (10–17) 0.73 (0.64–0.80)
Photoaging 100 (8) 64 (64) 63 (7) 69 (69) 25 (25) 6 (6) 1 (0–4) 0.72 (0.62–0.79)
Genital Warts 89 (7) 0 (−) 39 (14) 39 (44) 33 (37) 17 (19) 2 (0–4) 0.73 (0.64–0.81)
Bullous 91 (7) 56 (62) 47 (15) 70 (77) 16 (18) 5 (6) 16 (9–20) 0.81 (0.74–0.86)
Onychocriptosis 67 (5) 41 (61) 38 (17) 13 (19) 44 (66) 10 (15) 8 (5–12) 0.77 (0.68–0.85)
Uremic pruritus 65 (5) 24 (37) 61 (13) 35 (54) 27 (42) 3 (5) 4 (2–7) 0.84 (0.78–0.89)
FPHLc 76 (6) 76 (100) 47 (14) 18 (24) 13 (17) 45 (59) 6 (5–10) 0.88 (0.84–0.92)
Vitiligo 96 (8) 66 (69) 46 (17) 33 (34) 37 (39) 26 (27) 3 (1–7) 0.87 (0.82–0.90)
Psoriasis 135 (11) 62 (46) 51 (14) 68 (50) 44 (33) 23 (17) 3 (1–8) 0.91 (0.90–0.93)
Leprosy 92 (7) 31 (34) 51 (14) 75 (82) 15 (16) 2 (2) 3 (2–7) 0.89 (0.85–0.92)
Rosacea 72 (6) 59 (82) 45 (12) 17 (24) 20 (28) 35 (49) 5 (2–8) 0.85 (0.79–0.90)
BCCd 70 (5) 35 (50) 63 (11) 54 (77) 14 (20) 2 (3) 1 (1–3) 0.79 (0.70–0.85)
Hidradenitis 89 (7) 43 (48) 31 (13) 17 (19) 49 (55) 23 (26) 19 (12–25) 0.91 (0.88–0.93)
TOTAL 1286 (100) 767 (60) 47 (16) 589 (46) 414 (32) 283 (22) 5 (2–11) 0.90 (0.89–0.91)
  1. aMean (SD)
  2. bMedian (p25-p75)
  3. cFemale-pattern hair loss
  4. dBasal cell carcinoma