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Iran South Med J 2009, 12(1): 60-66 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of life quality in high school students with acne disease in Ghazvin
Akram Beheshty Mrs, Ameneh Barikani Mrs 1
1- , barikanius@yahoo.com
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Background: Dermatological disease affects quality of life in all ages specially children and adolescence. This study was aimed to determine quality of life in students with acne disease. Methods: Overall, 400 students of high school who had acne were selected. Data were gathered with two standardized acne quality of life questionnaire (CADI and CDLQI) analysis was used with chi-square and spear mans rho test. Results: The mean age of the students was 15.8 ± 1 and 48.4 % and 51.6% of them were male and female, respectively. 31.2% of responders had high level aggression and13.7% had problems in their social activities. In addition, 30.8 % said they had depression feeling because of acne. The relation between sex and QOL wasn’t significant. But the relation between parents’ education and QOL was significant, statistically (p=0.001). Conclusion: Acne can affect social, educational, recreational and psychological functions.
Keywords: acne, quality of life, students, exudative
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 2008/05/22 | Accepted: 2009/07/5 | Published: 2009/09/19
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Beheshty A, Barikani A. Assessment of life quality in high school students with acne disease in Ghazvin. Iran South Med J. 2009; 12 (1) :60-66
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