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Clinical Study

Effect of Oral PUVAsol on the Quality of Life in Indian Patients Having Chronic Plaque Psoriasis

Table 1

Demographic and baseline clinical characteristics.

VariablesStudy group ( = 40)

Age in years (mean) (range)40.55 (21–70)
Sex ratio (M : F)4 : 1
Duration in years (mean) (range)3.98 (1–10)
Family history of psoriasis (%)16 (40%)
Body site of affliction
 Exposed only0
 Nonexposed only32 (80%)
 Mixed8 (20%)
Previous treatment taken
 Topical only4 (10%)
 Systemic only4 (10%)
 Both topical and systemic32 (80%)
Occupation
 Housewife6 (15%)
 Farmer14 (35%)
 Labourer10 (25%)
 Student4 (10%)
 Business6 (15%)
Household background
 Urban12 (30%)
 Rural28 (70%)