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Table 2 Sample of data to be collected

From: Laser hair depilation for the prevention of disease recurrence in adolescents and young adults with pilonidal disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

• Demographics (including age, gender, body mass index, race, ethnicity, caregiver education level, employment status, income, marital status, number of household residents)
• Fitzpatrick skin type
• Vital signs
• Laboratory testing
• Episodes of pilonidal disease
• Surgical procedures performed for pilonidal disease
• Symptoms
• Medications
• Complications (if any)
• Readmissions
• Recurrence
• Days missed from work or school
• Days missed from normal activities
• Office visits referable to pilonidal disease
• Emergency department visits for pilonidal disease
• Treatment-related pain