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Table 5 Location of foot pain, by age group (%).

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

  20 to 34 years 35 to 44 years 45 to 54 years 55 to 64 years 65 to 74 years 75 years and over
Hindfoot 37.4 24.4 21.0 22.5 23.6 32.8
Forefoot 11.0* 26.8 35.8 44.1* 39.1 35.4
Toes 6.2* 14.3* 27.8 28.9 36.4* 44.5*
Nails† - 2.9 3.5 0.9 1.2 6.3
Arch 37.0* 31.6 26.4 15.5* 12.1* 22.6
Ball 28.5 25.1 26.1 23.1 22.4 20.2
Heel 30.5* 24.0 26.4 14.9 11.6* 16.6
  1. * statistically significant difference compared to other age groups combined (χ2 test, p < 0.05).
  2. † statistical test not conducted due to small cell sizes