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Table 3 Association between skin problems in previous month and body weight, body mass index and age

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

  No Yes    
Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Difference 95% CI p
Any skin problem
 Body weight (kg) (N = 388) 80.8 ±14.9 80.7 ±19.2 0.1 -3.7;3.9 0.958
 BMI (kg/m2) (N = 386) 28.2 ±3.8 27.3 ±5.3 5.3 -0.1;1.9 0.074
 Age (y) (N = 387) 66.9 ±11.4 60.9 ±15.6 6.0 3.0;8.9 <.001
Severe skin problem
 Body weight (kg) (N = 376) 82.1 ±18.5 79.0 ±17.5 3.2 -0.8;7.1 0.119
 BMI (kg/m2) (N = 376) 28.0 ±5.1 26.6 ±4.9 1.4 0.3;2.5 0.012
 Age (y) (N = 376) 63.6 ±14.3 58.0 ±15.4 5.5 2.3;8.7 0.001