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Table 4 Secondary outcome measures at baseline and at day seven for both feet combined

From: Treatment of tungiasis with a two-component dimeticone: a comparison between moistening the whole foot and directly targeting the embedded sand fleas

  Baseline Day 7
Outcome N Median IQRa Min Max N Median IQRa Min Max p valueb
Inflammation score 56 4.3 3.4 1 22 57 0.5 1.5 0 12 <0.001
Visual scales
 Intensity of spontaneous pain 60 3 1 1 4 60 0 1 0 4 <0.001
 Intensity of itching 60 3 1 1 4 60 0 1 0 3 <0.001
 Itch-related sleep disturbance 60 2 1 1 4 60 0 1 0 4 <0.001
 Pain-related sleep disturbance 60 2 1 1 4 60 0 0 0 3 <0.001
 Degree of mobility impairment 52 2 1 1 4 59 0 1 0 4 <0.001
  1. aInterquartile range
  2. bKruskall-Wallis test