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Table 5 PEDIS classification grades of infection (n = 195)

From: Characteristics of diabetic foot ulcers in Western Sydney, Australia

Grades of infection Number (%)
Grade 1 No symptoms or signs 12 (6.2%)
Grade 2 Inflammation of skin/subcutaneous 42 (21.5%)
tissues only  
Grade 3 Extensive erythema deeper (>2 cm) 52 (26.7%)
than skin/subcutaneous tissues  
Grade 4 Systemic inflammatory response 3 (1.5%)
syndrome  
Missing data 86 (44.1%)