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Table 2 Characteristics of Interviewees Reported at Screening

From: Development and validation of the Axillary Sweating Daily Diary: a patient-reported outcome measure to assess axillary sweating severity

Characteristic Adults (N = 21) Pediatric (N = 8)
Excessive sweating locations, n (%)a
 Underarm 21 (100) 8 (100)
 Hands 6 (29) 4 (50)
 Feet 6 (29) 3 (37.5)
 Head 6 (29) 5 (62.5)
 Back 4 (19) 5 (62.5)
 Groin 0 (0) 2 (25)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 5 (24) 4 (50)
 Female 16 76) 4 (50)
Age (years), mean (range) 36 (18–57) 13.1 (10–17)
Race, n (%)
 White 16 (76) 3 (37.5)
 Black 1 (5) 0 (0)
 Hispanic 4 (19) 3 (37.5)
 Other 0 (0) 2 (25.0)
Current medication use for anyb excessive sweating, n (%)c
 Over-the-counter 12 (57) 7 (87.5)
 Prescription 10 (48) 1 (12.5)
Previous medication use for anyb excessive sweating, n (%)c   
 Over-the-counter 20 (95) 7 (87.5)
 Prescription 16 (76) 1 (12.5)
  1. a Total sum exceeds 100%, as participants could report excessive sweating in multiple locations
  2. b Excessive sweating refers to any area of excessive sweating (ie, not restricted to axillary sweating)
  3. c Total sum exceeds 100%, as participants could report concurrent use of more than one prescription and/or over-the-counter medication
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