Table 3

Data of the FKB-20 questionnaire completed by the UVA-exposed volunteers (n = 42)

Question no. 1 (P = 0.01)

"In all I feel robust and strong"

Before UVA exposure (T1) Volunteers (%)

After UVA exposure (T3) Volunteers (%)


Not correct or hardly correct

2(5)

1 (2.5)

Correct in part

8(20)

4(10)

Correct to a great extent

26 (65)

29 (72.5)

Absolutely correct

4(10)

6(15)


Question no. 2 (P = 0.04)

"There is something wrong with my appearance"

Not correct or hardly correct

14(34.1)

18(45)

Correct in part

21 (51.2)

19 (47.5)

Correct to a great extent

6(14.6)

3 (7.5)

Absolutely correct

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Gambichler et al. BMC Dermatology 2002 2:6   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-2-6

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