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Patient-Reported Outcomes of Arsenic-Related Skin Lesions in China

Table 3

Comparisons of patient-reported outcomes by pigmentary changes and hyperkeratosis.

Pigmentary changesHyperkeratosisHair arsenic concentration
PROsPresenceAbsencePresenceAbsence≥1 μg/g<1 μg/g

Itch NRS0.9470.2080.012
PSQI0.2230.5550.910
GAD-20.8990.1290.315
PHQ-20.8870.0100.522
DLQI0.1810.2110.003

PROs: patient-reported outcomes; NRS: numeric rating scale; PSQI: Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index; GAD-2: two-item Anxiety Disorder Scale; PHQ-2: two-item Patient Health Questionnaire; DLQI: Dermatology Life Quality Index.

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