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Table 3 Comparison of products: (2) Observer evaluation

From: Preventing neonatal sepsis in rural Uganda: a cross-over study comparing the tolerance and acceptability of three alcohol-based hand rub formulations

Characteristic A (Plain) B (Perfumed) C (Bitterant) Differences (95% CIs)
Before After Before After Before After A vs. B A vs. C B vs. C
Observer evaluation of skin condition:
 Redness
no redness
n (%) 42 (97.7) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100)
slight redness or blotchiness n (%) 1 (2.3) 0 0 0 0 0
 Scaliness
no scaliness
n (%) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100)
 Fissures
no fissure
n (%) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100)
 Skin scale
no observable scale or irritation of any kind
n (%) 42 (97.7) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100) 43 (100)
occasional scale not necessarily uniformly distributed n (%) 1 (2.3) 0 0 0 0 0
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