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Table 1 Demographics and physical characteristics of the sample (n = 202)

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

Characteristic Total participants
Age (median years, IQR), n = 202 78 (64–87)
Gender, Male, no. (%), n = 202 109 (54.0)
Height (median metres, IQR), n = 125 1.7 (1.6–1.8)
Weight (median kg, IQR), n = 119 68 (55–84)
BMI (median kg/m2, IQR‡), n = 110 24 (20–28)
BMI categorya, no. (%), n = 110
 Underweight 17 (15.5)
 Normal 43 (39.1)
 Overweight 37 (33.6)
 Obese 11 (5.4)
 Morbidly Obese 2 (1.8)
Socioeconomicb median score(IQR), n = 202 996 (935–1037)
Nationality, no. (%), n = 202
 Australian born 124 (61.4)
 Born overseas 79 (38.6)
Marital Status, no. (%), n = 202
 Married or De Facto 92 (45.5)
 Widowed 56 (27.7)
 Single 30 (14.9)
 Other 24 (11.9)
  1. aUnderweight defined as BMI below 18.5 kg; Normal was defined as 18.5–24.9 kg; Overweight was defined as BMI 25.0–29.9 kg/m2; Obese was defined as BMI 30.0–39.9 kg/m2; Morbidly Obese was defined as BMI > 40.0 kg/m2
  2. bAustralia Bureau Statistics postcode score
  3. IQR: 25th to 75th percentile