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Table 1 Summary of foot structure measures of the control and the treatment groups at baseline and 3-month

From: Effects of weight loss on foot structure in obese adults: a pilot study

  Control Treatment p-value
  Baseline 3-month Baseline 3-month  
Body Mass Index a 35.8 35.1 36.1 34.0 <0.0001
Malleolar Valgus Index (%) 12.9 12.9 13.4 12.7 0.3103
Standing arch height (cm) 6.11 6.18 5.99 6.02 0.5593
Arch drop (cm) 0.44 0.40 0.43 0.47 0.0828
  1. a Control group lost an average of 1.9 kg (2.9%) of body weight while the treatment group lost 5.9 kg (6.2%) at 3-month visit.