Table 1

Characteristics of the study population, and compliance with daily application of study cream

Male infant

6/10


Number of parents with allergic disease


1 parent

9/10


2 parents

1/10


Age in weeks at:

Median (IQR)*


commencement of treatment

2.1 (1.3-2.9)


follow-up

9.5 (7.6-10.1)


Application of study cream - medians (range)


days cream applied (max = 42)

38.5 days (35-42)


proportion of eligible days applied

92% (83%-100%)


total quantity applied

158 g (150-207)


average quantity applied per day

3.8 g (3.6-4.9)


average quantity applied per day on days used

4.4 g (3.8-4.9)


*IQR interquartile range.

Lowe et al. BMC Dermatology 2012 12:3   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-12-3

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