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Table 1 Dichotomization of items in questionnaire about skin problems

From: The association between body mass index and skin problems in persons with a lower limb amputation: an observational study

Question Possible answers Dichotomization
Overall negative impact of skin problem on use of prosthesis none, limited
high, very high
not severe
severe
Presence of itching, prickly, sensitive or painful skin none
limited, high, very high
absent
present
Severity of itching, prickly, sensitive or painful skin none, limited
high, very high
not severe
severe