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Table 3 Primary ulcer characteristics of the sample

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

Characteristics Total participants
Anatomical Region, n = 200
Hallux, no. (%) 39 (19.5)
Digits, no. (%) 49 (24.5)
Forefoot, no. (%) 52 (25.5)
Midfoot, no. (%) 23 (11.5)
Heel, no. (%) 38 (19.0)
Location, n = 200
Plantar, no. (%) 62 (30.5)
Dorsal, no. (%) 54 (27.0)
Lateral, no. (%) 25 (12.5)
Medial, no. (%) 25 (12.5)
Apex, no. (%) 35 (17.5)
Side, n = 199
Right, no. (%) 109 (54.8)
Left, no. (%) 91 (45.2)
Duration (weeks), median (IQR), n = 163 8 (4–24)
<1 week, no. (%) 1 (0.6)
1 week – 3 months (12 weeks), no. (%) 120 (73.6)
>3 months (12 weeks), no. (%) 42 (25.8)
Size
Length (cm), median (IQR), n = 185 1.2 (0.6–2.3)
Width (cm), median (IQR), n = 185 1.0 (0.5–1.8)
Depth (cm), median (IQR), n = 182 0.2 (0.1–0.4)
Cross sectional area (cm2), median (IQR), n = 185 1.2 (0.3–5.0)
Volume (cm3), median (IQR), n = 184 0.4 (0.1–1.2)
  1. IQR: 25th to 75th percentile