Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

The Effect of External Apple Vinegar Application on Varicosity Symptoms, Pain, and Social Appearance Anxiety: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 1

The distribution of patients according to sociodemographic characteristics ().

CharacteristicsApplication groupControl group
() ()
%%

Gender
 Female3280.03075.02.65
 Male820.01025.0
Education level
 Illiterate12.525.04.11
 Literate512.5717.5
 Elementary2255.02460.0
 High922.5615.0
 College37.512.5
Marital status
 Married3382.53280.01.56
 Single 717.5820.0
Occupation
 Housewife1435.01127.50.66
 Laborer1025.01332.5
 Retired12.537.5
 Officer 820.0922.5
 Independent 410.0615.0
Smoking
 Yes1435.01537.54.55
 No2665.02562.5
Varicose veins in the first-degree relative
 Yes2357.52562.51.66
 No1742.51537.5
Alcohol
 Use512.5717.53.68
 Nonuse 3587.53382.5
Age (years)38.96 ± 11.2136.96 ± 10.43

Categorical variables were presented as the number (percent); continuous variables were presented as mean ± standard deviation.