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

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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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