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Table 1 Interdigital and dorsal pressure results – mean (SD)

From: The effect of shoe toe box shape and volume on forefoot interdigital and plantar pressures in healthy females

  Round Square Point pvalue
Mean peak pressure (N/cm2)     
     Sensor 1 40.2(0.31) ‡ 57.85(0.34) 51.97(0.43) 0.017*
     Sensor 2 16.67(0.24)§ 47.07(0.57) 48.05(0.47) 0.001*
     Sensor 3 22.55(0.34) ‡§ 32.36(0.42) 39.22(0.48) 0.005**
     Sensor 4 25.49(0.36) ‡§ 43.15(0.44) 45.11(0.44) 0.000*
     Sensor 5 30.4(0.42) 38.24(0.41) 32.36(0.4) 0.134**
     Sensor 6 57.85(0.45) 65.7(0.54) 50.01(0.37) 0.273*
     Sensor 7 73.54(0.47)§ 89.23(0.51) 60.8(0.43) 0.001*
     Sensor 8 34.32(0.29) ‡§ 57.85(0.3)†§ 83.35(0.44)†‡ 0.000*
Mean time to peak pressure (ms)     
     Sensor 1 190(0.19) 290(0.19) 260(0.19) 0.194*
     Sensor 2 80(0.15)§ 160(0.19) 300(0.25) 0.011*
     Sensor 3 150(0.21) 180(0.21) 230(0.23) 0.6**
     Sensor 4 110(0.14)§ 190(0.17) 270(0.21) 0.008*
     Sensor 5 160(0.17)‡§ 250(0.21) 240(0.2) 0.004**
     Sensor 6 300(0.17) 340(0.19) 360(0.52) 0.038*
     Sensor 7 280(0.13) 330(0.14) 290(0.15) 0.037*
     Sensor 8 190(0.12)‡§ 300(0.13) 340(0.14) 0.000*
Mean total contact time (ms)     
     Sensor 1 610(0.36) 690(0.27) 640(0.19) 0.544*
     Sensor 2 210(0.3) 210(0.23)§ 450(0.36) 0.003*
     Sensor 3 220(0.26)‡§ 300(0.31)†§ 490(0.74)†‡ 0.003**
     Sensor 4 300(0.36) 260(0.21)§ 450(0.33) 0.009*
     Sensor 5 350(0.35) 430(0.38) 560(0.31)† 0.029**
     Sensor 6 590(0.33) 550(0.32) 590(0.67) 0.664*
     Sensor 7 520(0.24) 520(0.19) 510(0.23) 0.893*
     Sensor 8 420(0.24) 510(0.2) 540(0.19) 0.34*
Pressure–time integral (N/cm2/ms)     
     Sensor 1 15.54(17.01) 19.53(17.22) 17.06(19.54) 0.133*
     Sensor 2 1.17(2.7) 6.32(10.64) 10.62(14.62)†‡ 0.001*
     Sensor 3 3.24(6.97)‡§ 5.25(10.4) 8.64(14.33) 0.001**
     Sensor 4 3.59(7.45) 7.01(10.27) 9.38(12.79)† 0.001*
     Sensor 5 7.07(13.83) 8.35(11.92) 9.23(15.76) 0.31**
     Sensor 6 16.41(17.77) 18.5(23.1) 10.9(11.88) 0.56*
     Sensor 7 17.97(18.87) 23.09(21.98) 15.7(18.13) 0.145*
     Sensor 8 7.63(8.59)‡ 14.41(11.62)§ 18.45(16.19) 0.000*
  1. * ANOVA.
  2. ** Friedman test.
  3. † significantly different to round.
  4. ‡ significantly different to square.
  5. § significantly different to point.