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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Qualitative interviews in patients with lipodystrophy to assess the patient experience: evaluation of hunger and other symptoms

Characteristics Round 1 (N = 13) Round 2 (N = 8) Total (N = 21)
Demographics
Age, years
 Mean 46.7 35.8 42.5
 Range 16–71 19–58 16–71
Sex, n (%)
 Male 1 (7.7) 0 (0) 1 (4.8)
 Female 12 (92.3) 8 (100) 20 (95.2)
Race/ethnicity, n (%)
 White 12 (92.3) 4 (50) 16 (76.2)
 African American 0 (0) 3 (37.5) 3 (14.2)
 Asian Pacific Islander 0 (0) 1 (12.5) 1 (4.8)
 Euro Asian 1 (7.7) 0 (0) 1 (4.8)
Education, n (%)
 High school gradea 1 (7.7) 0 (0) 1 (4.8)
 High school diploma or equivalent 0 (0) 1 (12.5) 1 (4.8)
 Some college 4 (30.8) 5 (62.5) 9 (42.8)
 College degree 5 (38.4) 1 (12.5) 6 (28.6)
 Professional or advanced degree 3 (23.1) 1 (12.5) 4 (19.0)
Employment status, n (%)
 Full-time 2 (15.4) 1 (12.5) 3 (14.3)
 Part-time 4 (30.8) 1 (12.5) 5 (23.8)
 Not employed/retired 6 (46.1) 6 (75.0) 12 (57.1)
 N/Ab 1 (7.7) 0 (0) 1 (4.8)
Geographic location of participants
 Northeast 3 0 3 (14.3)
 Northwest 2 1 3 (14.3)
 South 1 1 2 (9.5)
 Midwest 5 3 8 (38.1)
 West 0 1 1 (4.8)
 Mid-Atlantic 2 2 4 (19.0)
Disease
Form of lipodystrophy, n (%)
 FPL 13 (100) 3 (37.5) 16 (76.2)
 CGL 0 (0) 4 (50.0) 4 (19.0)
 APL 0 (0) 1 (12.5) 1 (4.8)
BMI, kg/m2
 Mean 29.6 26.1 28.3
 Range 24.6–46.6 13.3–45.9 13.3–46.6
Lipodystrophy treatment, n (%)
 Leptin 0 (0) 4 (50) 4 (19)
  1. APL acquired partial lipodystrophy, BMI body mass index, CGL congenital generalized lipodystrophy, FPL familial partial lipodystrophy
  2. aAdolescent, currently in grade school
  3. bAdolescent, not employed