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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics of participants

From: Treatment of head lice with dimeticone 4% lotion: comparison of two formulations in a randomised controlled trial in rural Turkey

  Dimeticone 4% lotion Dimeticone + nerolidol lotion  
  (n = 36) (n = 36)  
Age in years:    
range 6 to 31 5 to 37  
mean 11.4 11.6  
median 10 10  
  number of participants (%) number of participants (%) p value
Gender:    
male 9 (25.0) 7 (19.4) 0.777
female 27 (75.0) 29 (80.6)  
Infestation:    
light 30 (83.3) 27 (75.0) 0.670
medium 3 (8.3) 5 (13.9)  
heavy 3 (8.3) 4 (11.1)  
Hair length:    
close cut 6 (16.7) 5 (13.9) 0.925
above ears 3 (8.3) 2 (5.6)  
ears to shoulders 10 (27.8) 12 (33.3)  
below shoulders 17 (47.2) 17 (47.2)  
Hair thickness:    
fine 17 (47.2) 14 (38.9) 0.869
average 16 (44.4) 14 (38.9)  
thick 7 (19.4) 8 (22.2)  
Hair curl:    
straight 17 (47.2) 25 (69.4) 0.115
wavy 15 (41.7) 10 (27.8)  
curly 4 (11.1) 1 (2.8)  
Hair oiliness:    
dry 7 (19.4) 9 (25.0) 0.813
normal 25 (69.4) 24 (66.7)  
oily 4 (11.1) 3 (8.3)