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Table 2 Ulcer occurrence and location by age-group and on patients with and without high blood pressure (HBP).

From: Clinic-epidemiological evaluation of ulcers in patients with leprosy sequelae and the effect of low level laser therapy on wound healing: a randomized clinical trial

Subjects Number of ulcers Plantar Legs and ankles Other sites
≤ 40 years (n = 13) 17 13 (76%) 3 (18%) 1 (6%)
> 40 years (n = 38) 80 38 (48%) 37 (46%) 5 (6%)
p valuea   .02 .02 .71
With HBP (n = 13) 40 14 (35%) 22 (55%) 4 (10%)
Without HBP (n = 38) 57 37 (65%) 18 (32%) 2 (3%)
p valuea   <.01 .01 .18
  1. aAs determined by Fisher's exact test.
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