Sensitive Skin: Do We Observe an Impact on Quality of Life?

Prevalence of Sensitive Skin According to Sex


































Men (%)


Women (%)


Global (%)


P Value χ2


Very sensitive


12.53


28.43


20.7


Rather sensitive


33.82


42.55


38.2


Slightly sensitive


32.99


22.63


27.5


Not sensitive


20.67


6.38


13.2


<.001


TABLE 16.2
Score of the Two Dimensions of the SF-12






















Men


Women


Global


P Value χ2


PCS-12


50.2 ± 7.9


49.7 ± 8.6


49.9 ± 8.3


0.2806


MCS-12


47.9 ± 9.1


45.7 ± 9.8


46.8 ± 9.5


0.0005


There was no significant difference in mental and physical scores according to skin sensitivity. However, the mental scores were statistically different according to skin sensitivity, with some differences between men and women:


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