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Table 2 Skin barrier integrity measures of neonates at five time points during the neonatal period, Sarlahi, Nepal

From: Impact of sunflower seed oil versus mustard seed oil on skin barrier function in newborns: a community-based, cluster-randomized trial

Skin Barrier Integrity MeasureVisit Number
1371428
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Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Erythema Score, Chest0.46 (0.61) N = 5000.48 (0.62) N = 4940.73 (0.63) N = 4800.73 (0.62) N = 4820.68 (0.59) N = 4740.69 (0.62) N = 4790.74 (0.63) N = 4640.72 (0.61) N = 4630.49 (0.54) N = 3940.46 (0.55) N = 395
Erythema Score, Arm0.55 (0.67) N = 5000.53 (0.65) N = 4940.77 (0.63) N = 4800.77 (0.60) N = 4820.80 (0.58) N = 4740.84 (0.62) N = 4790.90 (0.63) N = 4640.90 (0.60) N = 4630.61 (0.53) N = 3940.57 (0.56) N = 395
Erythema Score, Leg0.57 (0.68) N = 5000.54 (0.67) N = 4940.74 (0.65) N = 4800.75 (0.65) N = 4820.77 (0.61) N = 4740.81 (0.64) N = 4790.82 (0.62) N = 4640.84 (0.60) N = 4630.63 (0.59) N = 3940.58 (0.61) N = 395
Rash Score, Chest0.13 (0.39) N = 5000.16 (0.43) N = 4940.67 (0.76) N = 4800.63 (0.75) N = 4820.72 (0.77) N = 4740.73 (0.80) N = 4790.97 (0.79) N = 4640.97 (0.80) N = 4630.66 (0.70) N = 3940.68 (0.74) N = 395
Rash Score, Arm0.17 (0.47) N = 5000.13 (0.40) N = 4940.65 (0.76) N = 4800.61 (0.76) N = 4820.93 (0.84) N = 4740.90 (0.88) N = 4791.18 (0.87) N = 4641.19 (0.87) N = 4630.74 (0.72) N = 3940.73 (0.74) N = 395
Rash Score, Leg0.15 (0.44) N = 5000.12 (0.37) N = 4940.52 (0.70) N = 4800.48 (0.69) N = 4820.71 (0.78) N = 4740.70 (0.77) N = 4790.98 (0.78) N = 4641.02 (0.82) N = 4630.74 (0.74) N = 3940.69 (0.74) N = 395
Dryness Score, Chest0.002 (0.03) N = 5000.004 (0.07) N = 4940.010 (0.16) N = 4800.016 (0.20) N = 4820.017 (0.20) N = 4740.029 (0.27) N = 4790.050 (0.37) N = 4640.038 (0.32) N = 4630 N = 3940.011 (0.16) N = 395
Dryness Score, Arm0.004 (0.07) N = 5000.018 (0.19) N = 4940.067 (0.40) N = 4800.049 (0.35) N = 4820.16 (0.65) N = 4740.15 (0.64) N = 4790.15 (0.64) N = 4640.27 (0.85) N = 4630.020 (0.20) N = 3940.029 (0.27) N = 395
Dryness Score, Leg0.010 (0.15) N = 5000.02 (0.26) N = 4940.027 (0.23) N = 4800.033 (0.29) N = 4820.12 (0.56) N = 4740.14 (0.63) N = 4790.039 (0.31) N = 4640.06 (0.40) N = 4630.024 (0.26) N = 3940.039 (0.33) N = 395
Skin pH6.1 (0.53) N = 4986.2 (0.53)§ N = 4955.7 (0.53) N = 4805.8 (0.52) N = 4815.3 (0.58) N = 4725.4 (0.56) N = 4795.2 (0.57) N = 4595.2 (0.56) N = 4615.0 (0.61) N = 3895.0 (0.60) N = 386
TEWL (g/m2/hr)33.2 (23.5) N = 49935.5 (23.8) N = 49436.1 (24.7) N = 48037.2 (24.6) N = 48037.6 (24.5) N = 46839.1 (25.1) N = 47540.7 (24.3) N = 45840.7 (24.1) N = 45343.0 (24.5) N = 38642.0 (23.2) N = 384
Protein concentration (μg/cm2)16.6 (7.88) N = 49717.9 (7.87)* N = 491N/AN/A13.3 (6.52) N = 47314.0 (6.74) N = 47513.4 (6.96) N = 46014.1 (6.78) N = 45913.5 (5.89) N = 39114.7 (6.03) § N = 388
  1. Abbreviations: SD Standard deviation, TEWL Transepidermal water loss, MO Mustard oil, SFO Sunflower oil
  2. *p < 0.05; § p < 0.01