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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Pilot parallel randomised controlled trial of protective socks against usual care to reduce skin tears in high risk people: ‘STOPCUTS’

  Protective socks (n = 44) Treatment as usual (n = 46) All (n = 90)
Demographics
 Female sex 24 (54.55%) 18 (39.13%) 42 (46.7%)
 Age, years, median (IQR) 86 (12) 85 (11) 85.5 (11)
Care home residents 27 27 54 (60%)
 Female sex 14 (51.85%) 12 (44.44%) 26 (48.15%)
 Age, years, median (IQR) 90 (8) 88 (9) 90 (9)
Community participants 17 19 36 (40%)
 Female sex 10 (58.82%) 6 (31.58%) 16 (44.44%)
 Age, years, median (IQR) 79 (16) 80 (11) 80 (12)