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Table 1 Table outlining associations between adherence to guidelines and public/podiatry, with access to components of foot care (assessments/examinations)

From: Provision of foot health services for people with rheumatoid arthritis in New South Wales: a web-based survey of local podiatrists

Access to foot care variable Guidelines yes Guidelines no OR p Public Private OR p
US scan yes, n (%) 7 (70) 61 (80.3) 0.57 0.348 12 (63.2) 56 (83.6) 0.34 0.058
US scan no, n (%) 3 (30) 15 (19.7) - - 7 (36.8) 11(16.4) - -
Joints exam yes, n (%) 8 (80) 60 (78.9) 1.07 0.652 14 (73.7) 54 (80.6) 0.67 0.358
Joints exam no, n (%) 2 (20) 16 (21.1) - - 5 (26.3) 13 (19.4) - -
Ob gait analysis yes, n (%) 8 (80) 67 (88.2) 0.54 0.376 12 (63.2) 63 (94.0) 0.11 0.002
Ob gait analysis no, n (%) 2 (20) 9 (11.8) - - 7 (36.8) 4 (6.0) - -
Ins gait analysis yes, n (%) 7 (70) 25 (32.9) 4.76 0.028 4 (21.1) 28 (41.8) 0.37 0.081
Ins gait analysis no, n (%) 3 (30) 51 (67.1) - - 15 (78.9) 39 (58.2) - -
Neuro yes, n (%) 9 (90) 67 (88.2) 1.21 0.672 18 (94.7) 58 (86.6) 2.79 0.299
Neuro no, n (%) 1 (10) 9 (11.8) - - 1 (5.3) 9 (5.3) - -
Vascular yes, n (%) 9 (90) 69 (90.8) 0.91 0.645 18 (94.7) 60 (89.6) 2.1 0.434
Vascular no, n (%) 1 (10) 7 (9.2) - - 1 (5.3) 7 (10.4) - -
PROMs yes, n (%) 8 (80) 17 (22.4) 13.9 0.001 3 (15.8) 22 (32.8) 0.38 0.121
PROMs no, n (%) 2 (20) 59 (77.6) - - 16 (84.2) 45 (67.2) - -
  1. P values are based on two-sided chi-square test or Fisher’s exact test; bold text indicates p < 0.05.
  2. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, US ultrasound, Ob observational, Ins intrsumented, Neuro neurological assessment, Vascular vascular assessment, PROMs patient-reported outcome measures.