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Table 4 Prevalence of foot pain by location and sex.

From: Prevalence and correlates of foot pain in a population-based study: the North West Adelaide health study

  Male Female Total
  n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI)
Hindfoot 67 28.1 (22.8–34.1) 82 25.5 (21.0–30.5) 148 26.6 (23.1–30.4)
Forefoot 73 30.6 (25.1–36.7) 109 34.0 (29.0–39.3) 182 32.5 (28.8–36.5)
Toes* 51 21.3 (16.6–26.9) 97 30.4 (25.6–35.6) 148 26.5 (23.0–30.3)
Nails 6 2.5 (1.2–5.4) 7 2.3 (1.1–4.6) 13 2.4 (1.4–4.0)
Arch 48 20.3 (15.7–25.9) 86 26.8 (22.2–31.9) 134 24.0 (22.2–31.9)
Ball* 43 18.2 (13.8–23.6) 93 28.9 (24.2–34.1) 136 24.3 (20.6–27.7)
Heel 42 17.6 (13.2–22.9) 75 23.3 (19.0–28.3) 116 20.9 (17.7–24.4)
  1. * statistically significant difference between males and females (χ2 test, p < 0.05)