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Table 4 Comparison of costs between the two insoles

From: A comparison of customised and prefabricated insoles to reduce risk factors for neuropathic diabetic foot ulceration: a participant-blinded randomised controlled trial

Outcome Mean Cost (£) Custom-made functional Prefabricated Overall significance*
Insole 137.65 31.73 (Fixed price)
Clinician time 158.28 (49.55) 163.59 (40.75) t=0.638, p=0.525
Patient time 16.95 (5.31) 17.53 (4.36) t=0.649, p=0.517
Patient travel 43.15 (22.39) 41.44 (16.72) t=−0.470, p=0.639
Total 656.03 (69.56) 554.28 (53.34) t=−8.942, p<0.001
  1. Values are mean cost (£) and (SD).
  2. *Independent sample t-tests; significance of difference between custom-made functional and prefabricated insole groups.