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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants

From: Impact of moderate-to-severe psoriasis on quality of life in China: a qualitative study

Characteristics N (%) or mean ± SD
(n = 22)
Gender  
Male 14 (63.6)
Female 8 (36.4)
Age (years)  
 < 35 7 (31.8)
35–50 9 (40.9)
 > 50 6 (27.3)
Educational level  
No school or primary school 2 (9.1)
Secondary school 2 (9.1)
High school or technical secondary school 11 (50.0)
University degree and above 7 (31.8)
Marital status  
Married 15 (68.2)
Divorced or widowed 1 (4.5)
Single 6 (27.3)
Occupation  
Public institutions 4 (18.2)
Company employee 6 (27.3)
Freelancers 4 (18.2)
Peasants 2 (9.1)
Students 1 (4.5)
Unemployment 5 (22.7)
Psoriasis area and severity index (PASI)  
7–12 (moderate) 13 (59.1)
 > 12 (severe) 9 (40.9)
Duration of psoriasis (years)  
Mean ± SD 12.5 ± 10.5
Range 1–41