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Table 1 Characteristics of patient participants with vitiligo

From: Childhood vitiligo impacts emotional health of parents: a prospective, cross-sectional study of quality of life for primary caregivers

CharacteristicMean (SD)Range
Age at diagnosis, years6.1 ± 3.51–15
Duration of disease, months69.6 ± 43.64–192
 Frequency 
Area of involvement
0%–25%65.9% (n = 81) 
25%–50%21.1% (n = 26) 
50%–75%8.1% (n = 10) 
75%–100%4.9% (n = 6) 
Anatomical parts of involvement
Head/Face/Neck59.3% (n = 73) 
Trunk49.6% (n = 61) 
Arms (not including hands)41.5% (n = 51) 
Hands36.6% (n = 45) 
Legs62.6% (n = 77) 
Genitalia33.3% (n = 41) 
Skin typea
I0.8% (n = 1) 
II11.5% (n = 14) 
III30.3% (n = 37) 
IV37.7% (n = 46) 
V13.1% (n = 16) 
VI6.6% (n = 8) 
% received mental health intervention (therapy or psychiatric medication)16.3% (n = 20) 
  1. aBased on Fitzpatrick scale