Table 1

The breakdown of the various precipitating events as seen below in

Characteristic of water

Frequency(Males)

Frequency(females)

Both(males & females)


Cold water

25(16.7%)

20(22%)

45(19%)

Tepid water

0

5(6%)

5(2%)

Rain water

25(16.7%)

30(33)

55(23%)

Well water

30(20%)

10(11%)

40(17%)

River water

5(3.3%)

10(11%)

15(6%)

Water & sponging

30(20%)

10(11%)

40(17%)

Water & particular soap

5(3.3%)

5(6%)

10(4%)

Water & any soap

5(3.3%)

0

5(2%)

After towelling

25(16.7%)

0

25(5%)


Total

150(100%)

90(100%)

240(100%)


Salami et al. BMC Dermatology 2009 9:4   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-9-4

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