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Table 3 Variation in the texture and presence of Acanthosis Nigricans (AN) at other sites by its severity

From: Acanthosis nigricans in type 2 diabetes: prevalence, correlates and potential as a simple clinical screening tool - a cross-sectional study in the Caribbean

Severity of AN at the neck    Texture of AN at the neck: average grade (SD) Proportion with AN at other sites*
N (%) N (%)
Grade 0 (not present) 146   - 15 (10.3)
Grade I 65 (39.6) 1.00 (0) 35 (53.9)
Grade II 37 (22.6) 1.11 (0.31) 25 (67.6)
Grade III 43 (26.2) 1.28 (0.45) 28 (65.1)
Grade IV 19 (11.6) 1.95 (0.91) 19 (100.0)
Grades I - IV 164 (100) 1.21 (0.50) 122 (39.4)
  1. *One missing value for the presence of AN at other sites of the body.