Prevalence of dermatophyte onychomycosis in the United Kingdom: results of an omnibus survey.

@article{Roberts1992PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of dermatophyte onychomycosis in the United Kingdom: results of an omnibus survey.},
  author={David W. Roberts},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1992},
  volume={126 Suppl 39},
  pages={23-7}
}
A computer omnibus survey to determine the prevalence of onychomycosis in the United Kingdom was carried out in the early part of 1990. A total population of 9332 adults, aged 16 years and over, was interviewed face-to-face, and a questionnaire completed, which consisted of questions and photographs of various nail dystrophies, including onychomycosis. The results in the population surveyed revealed a prevalence of dermatophyte nail infection of 2.8% in men and 2.6% in women. In the group aged… CONTINUE READING