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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