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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 223)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of intertrigo in aged nursing home residents: a multi-center cross-sectional prevalence study

Age, years
 Mean (SD) 83.6 (8.0)
 Median (IQR) 84.0 (78.0–89.0)
Female, n (%) 151 (67.7)
Body mass index (kg/m2)a
 Mean (SD) 25.3 (5.1)
 Median (IQR) 24.6 (21.9–28.3)
 Obesity BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2, n (%) 35 (15.7)
 BMI 18.5–29.9 kg/m2, n (%) 167 (74.9)
 Underweight BMI < 18.5 kg/m2, n (%) 14 (6.3)
Barthel Index total scoreb
 Mean (SD) 45.1 (23.8)
 Median (IQR) 45.0 (25.0–65.0)
Barthel Index - Bathingb
 Some help, n (%) 204 (91.5)
 Without help, n (%) 18 (8.1)
Barthel Index - Mobilityb
 Completely dependent, n (%) 48 (21.5)
 Wheelchair independently, n (%) 52 (23.3)
 Some help, n (%) 71 (31.8)
 Without help, n (%) 51 (22.9)
Braden scoreb
 Mean (SD) 17.3 (3.7)
 Median (IQR) 18.0 (14.0–21.0)
Duration of residency (months)
 Mean (SD) 42.6 (49.1)
 Median (IQR) 27.0 (14.0–52.0)
Intertrigo, n (%) 36 (16.1; 95% CI 11.6 to 21.2)
 Intertrigo submammar 22 (9.9)
 Intertrigo inguinal 21 (9.4)
 Intertrigo abdominal 1 (0.5)
 Intertrigo axilla 1 (0.5)
Overall Dry skin score (ODS) – trunkb
 ODS trunk 0–1, n (%) 144 (64.6)
 ODS trunk 2–4, n (%) 78 (35)
TEWL arm, temperature adjusted (g/h/m2)b
 Mean (SD) 10.4 (7.2)
 Median (IQR) 8.6 (7.3–10.2)
Stratum corneum hydration armb
 Mean (SD) 41.2 (9.5)
 Median (IQR) 40.8 (35.1–47.1)
pH armc
 Mean (SD) 5.1 (0.6)
 Median (IQR) 5.1 (4.7–5.5)
Common concomitant diseases,
ICD-10 system level 1, n (%)
 Diseases of the circulatory system (I.00–I.99) 184 (82.5)
 Mental and behavioural disorders (F.00–F.99) 157 (70.4)
 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E.00–E.99) 122 (54.7)
 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N.00–N.99) 106 (47.5)
 Diseases of the nervous system (G.00–G.99) 99 (44.4)
 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M.00–M.99) 96 (43.0)
  1. ICD-10 International Coding of Diseases classification, IQR, Interquartile range, SD Standard deviation, TEWL Transepidermal water loss
  2. an = 216, bn = 222, cn = 221
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