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Table 1 Socio-demographic distribution of study participants with oral PV according to gender and means of oral lesions activity scores (OLAS)

From: Clinical and histological characterization of oral pemphigus lesions in patients with skin diseases: a cross sectional study from Sudan

  Female Male OLAS
  n (%) n (%) n (Mean ± SD)
Age    
< 50 years 8 (80.0) 5 (55.6) 11 (8.7 ± 3.5)
≥ 50 years 2 (20.0) 4 (44.4) 5 (8.6 ± 2.3)
Education    
Low education (illiterate + primary) 9 (90.0) 7 (77.8) 13 (9.3 ± 2.8)
High education 1 (10.0) 2 (22.2) 3 (6.0 ± 3.0)
Marital status    
Unmarried 2 (20.0) 2 (25.0) 4 (8.0 ± 3.7)
Married 8 (80.0) 6 (75.0) 11 (8.7 ± 3.1)
Occupation    
Indoor job (professional, skilled labour and unemployment) 6 (60.0) 3 (33.3) 7 (6.7 ± 3.2)
Outdoor job (farmer, animal breeder, street seller and builder) 4 (40.0) 6 (66.7) 9 (10.2 ± 2.0)
Tribal distribution    
Northern region 2 (20.0) 2 (22.2) 4 (5.7 ± 2.0)
Southern region 1 (10.0) 0 1 (7.0)
Western region 5 (50.0) 4 (44.4) 8 (9.6 ± 3.0)
Central region 2 (20.0) 3 (33.3) 3 (10.6 ± 2.5)
Residence during last 5 years    
Khartoum state 5 (50.0) 3 (33.3) 6 (6.1 ± 2.3)
Out of Khartoum state 5 (50.0) 6 (66.7) 10 (10.2 ± 2.5)
Habits    
Toombak user 0 2 (25.0) 1 (6.0)
Non-user 10 (100) 6 (75.0) 14 (8.8 ± 3.2)
Smoker 0 4 (44.4) 4 (8.0 ± 0.8)
Non-smoker 10 (100) 5 (55.6) 12 (8.9 ± 3.5)
Alcohol user 0 2 (22.2) 2 (7.5 ± 0.7)
Non-user 10 (100) 7 (77.8) 14 (8.8 ± 3.3)
  1. The total number in the different categories did not add to 19 owing to missing values.