Table 1—

Demographic and clinical characteristics of study patients

CharacteristicsValue
Age (years)68.0 (43–95)
Men/women72 (61)/46 (39)
Type 1/type 2 diabetes10/108
Diabetes duration (years)18.4 (2–35)
A1C on admission (%)7.4 (4.9–9.3)
Complications and comorbidities
    Cardiovascular disease71 (60)
    Peripheral vascular disease46 (39)
    Neuropathy95 (81)
    Nephropathy73 (62)
    Retinopathy65 (55)
Previous hospitalization <1 year11 (15)
First presentation/recurrence69/49
Wound depth
    Superficial57 (48)
    Deep61 (52)
IWGDF grade
    124 (20)
    233 (28)
    336 (31)
    425 (21)
Microbial samples
    Swab65 (55.1)
    Aspiration29 (24.6)
    Tissue biopsy24 (20.3)
Wound outcome (6-month follow-up)
    Healing52 (44)
    No healing25 (21)
    Revascularization procedure29 (25)
    Amputation6 (5)
    Death2 (2)
No follow-up0 (0)
  • Data are median (interquartile range: 25th–75th percentile) or n (%).