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Table 1 Univariate analysis for the relationship between the patient’s characteristics and moist desquamation

From: Evaluation the consistency of location of moist desquamation and skin high dose area for breast cancer patients receiving adjuvant radiotherapy after breast conservative surgery

Parameters Case number Moist desquamation P value
   Yes No Percentage (%)  
Age      0.523
 < 55 65 27 38 41.5  
55 44 21 23 47.7  
BMI      0.181
 < 25 51 19 32 37.3  
25 58 29 29 50.0  
Breast volume (cc)      0.004*
 < 350 51 15 36 29.4  
350 58 33 25 56.9  
Side      0.492
 Right 55 26 29 47.3  
 Left 54 22 32 40.7  
Stage      0.469
 0–I 61 25 36 41.0  
 II–III 48 23 25 47.9  
Easy to sweat      0.001*
 Yes 57 34 23 59.7  
 No 52 14 38 26.9  
Skin color      0.243
 Light 50 19 31 38.0  
 Dark 59 29 30 49.2  
Summer      0.342
 Yes 58 28 30 48.3  
 No 51 20 31 39.2  
Chemotherapy      0.370
 Yes 47 23 24 49.0  
 No 62 25 37 40.3  
Hormone therapy      0.263
 Yes 57 28 29 49.1  
 No 52 20 32 38.5  
  1. Abbreviations: BMI = Body mass index.
  2. *Statistically significant.