Table 13Baseline Study Characteristics: Biological Skin Equivalents

CharacteristicNumber of Studies ReportingMean (unless noted)Range
Number of Patients Randomized3380 total18 - 309
Age36260 - 69
Gender (% male)35142 - 61
Race/Ethnicity (%)
 White27976 - 94
 Black2164 - 18
 Other252 - 5
BMI130.430.4
ABI2a1.11.06 - 1.1
Ulcer Size (cm2)32.51.2 - 10.7
Ulcer Duration3b
Study Duration (weeks)398 - 12
a

Mean/median ABI not reported in one study, but all participants were >0.65 by exclusion criteria

b

All 3 studies reported ulcer duration in a different format: Krishnamoorthy 2003:56median duration of 47.7 days; Omar, 2004:57mean duration of 119.3 weeks; Falanga, 1998:54 <6 months: 30.6%, 6-12 months: 21.1%, 1-2 years: 13.8%, >2 years: 34.5%

Mean/median ABI not reported in one study, but all participants were >0.65 by exclusion criteria

All 3 studies reported ulcer duration in a different format: Krishnamoorthy 2003:56median duration of 47.7 days; Omar, 2004:57mean duration of 119.3 weeks; Falanga, 1998:54 <6 months: 30.6%, 6-12 months: 21.1%, 1-2 years: 13.8%, >2 years: 34.5%

From: RESULTS

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