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Table 2 Specific responses to Cardiff Acne Disability Index (CADI)

From: Acne vulgaris: prevalence, severity, and impact on quality of life and self-esteem among Egyptian adolescents

  n (%) (n = 192)
Felt aggressive, frustrated, or embarrassed
Not at all 68 (35.42)
A little 70 (36.46)
A lot 32 (16.66)
Very much indeed 22 (11.46)
Mean ± SD (1.04 ± 0.99)  
Social interference
Not at all 100 (52.08)
Occasionally or in only some activities 59 (30.73)
Moderately, in most activities 19 (9.90)
Severely, affecting all activities 14 (7.29)
Mean ± SD (0.72 ± 0.91)  
Avoidance of public changing
Not at all 137 (71.35)
Occasionally 27 (14.06)
Most of the time 21 (10.94)
All of the time 7 (3.65)
Mean ± SD (0.47 ± 0.83)  
Patient psychological state
Not bothered 42 (21.88)
Occasionally concerned 68 (35.42)
Usually concerned 54 (28.12)
Very depressed and miserable 28 (14.58)
Mean ± SD (1.35 ± 0.98)  
Subjective assessment of acne severity (perceived as a problem)
Not a problem 21 (10.94)
A minor problem 102 (53.12)
A major problem 47 (24.48)
The worst it could possibly be 22 (11.46)
Mean ± SD (1.36 ± 0.82)