Table 1

A comparison of characteristics of Albinos and those with pigmented skin
Albino Pigmented P value
N = 66 N = 31
Age in years (mean) 28.6 34.8 .057
Gender (Female) 33(50) 17(54.8) .662*
Bathing within 12 hours 49(74.2) 25(80.5) .523*
Medicated soap 12(18.2) 8(25.8) .412*
Daily bathing 54(81.9) 21(67.7) .843*
Changing clothes daily 38(57.6) 20(64.5) .518*
Pustules in previous month 6(9.1) 1(3.2) .424
Skin sun damage 34(51.5) 0 .000

*Chi-square test.

†Independent samples t test.

Fisher’s Exact test.

Kiprono et al.

Kiprono et al. BMC Dermatology 2012 12:12   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-12-12

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