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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of the groups

From: Effect of topical honey application along with intralesional injection of glucantime in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis

Parameters Sub group Honey + meglumin Antimoniate Meglumin Antimoniate P value
Sex n (%) Male 33(73.3%) 28(62.2%) 0.18
  Female 12(26.7%) 17(37.8%)  
Age
Mean ± SD
  26.1 ± 15.1 25.6 ± 14.9 0.89
Location of the lesions* n (%) Foot 26(57.8%) 16(35.6%) 0.057
  Hand 16 (35.6%) 21 (46.7%) 0.39
  Other areas 3(3.3%) 8(8.9%) 0.19
Number of the lesions
Mean ± SD
Total 1.3 ± 0.7 1.7 ± 0.75 0. 016
  Foot 1.46 ± 0.85 1.5 ± 0.89 0.82
  Hand 1.18 ± 0.4 1.95 ± 0.66 0.001
  Other areas - 1.5 ± 0.53 -
Type of the lesions** Plaque 27 (60%) 25(55.6%) 0.8
n (%) Crusted plaque 6(13.3%) 4(8.9%) 0.7
  Nodule 7(15.6%) 10(22.2%) 0.59
  Papule 5(11.1%) 2(4.4%) 0.43
  Ulcerated plaque 0(0%) 4(8.9%) 0.11
  1. *There was no significant difference between two groups regarding location of the lesions (p = 0.07)
  2. ** There was no significant difference between two groups regarding type of the lesions (p = 0.17)