Table 1

Demographic and clinical data of patients with melasma.

Characteristics

No. of melasma patients (n = 78)


Mean age ± SD (years)

47.8 ± 7.9

Sex:

- Female

- Male

77(98.7%)

1 (1.3%)

Marriage status:

- Married

- Single

- Divorced

51 (65.4%)

24 (30.8%)

3 (3.8%)

Education:

- Bachelor's degree

- Secondary level

- Elementary level

- Vocational training

- Master's degree

- Doctor's degree

33 (42.3%)

17 (21.8%)

13 (16.7%)

10 (12.8%)

4 (5.1%)

1 (1.3%)

Occupation:

- Housewife

- Private employee

- Government employee

- Laborer

- Officer

- Nurses

25 (32.1%)

17 (21.8%)

16 (20.5%)

13 (16.7%)

5 (6.4%)

2 (2.6%)

Mean monthly personal income ± SD

23,391 ± 26,138 baht

(666.4 ± 744.7$)


Leeyaphan et al. BMC Dermatology 2011 11:16   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-11-16

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