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Research Article

Quality of Life in Patients with Psoriasis Seen in the Department of Dermatology, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Table 1

Distribution of participants via the DLQI score according to the sociodemographic and clinical data.

Patients with DLQI≤10 (%)Patients with DLQI>10 (%)

Age
 ≤37 years ()17 (37)29 (63)0.015
 >37 years ()21 (62)13 (38)
Gender
 Male ()21 (44)27 (56)0.21
 Female ()17 (53)15 (47)
Educational status
 Elementary school ()7 (47)8 (53)
 Secondary school ()8 (20)33 (80)0.03
 University ()11 (46)13 (54)
Marital status
 Single ()9 (27)24 (73)
 Married ()25 (58)18 (42)0.008
 Divorced ()1 (100)0 (0)
 Widower ()3 (100)0 (0)
Occupation
 Students ()4 (18)18 (82)0.002
 Employees ()33 (57)25 (43)
Duration of disease (years)
  ≤ 1 ()22 (55)18 (45)
 [1-5] ()12 (46)14 (54)0.36
 [5-10] ()1 (20)4 (80)
  > 10 ()3 (33)6 (67)
Clinical presentation
 Psoriasis vulgaris ()26 (51)25 (49)
 Guttate psoriasis ()6 (6)11 (64)0.73
 Erythrodermic psoriasis ()4 (44)5 (55)
 Pustular psoriasis ()1 (50)1 (50)
Localization of the psoriasis
 Scalp ()17 (40)25 (60)
 Nail ()1 (25)3 (75)0.2
 Skin fold ()1 (50)1 (50)
 Palmo-plantar ()3 (100)0
Body surface area involved
  ≤ 30% ()23 (66)12 (34)
  > 30% ()15 (33)30 (67)0.006

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