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Table 4 Statements made about footwear experiences, no. (%)

From: An evaluation of seasonal variations in footwear worn by adults with inflammatory arthritis: a cross-sectional observational study using a web-based survey

   Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
1 “I do have a lot of trouble with shoes; I have to have shoes that are very, very soft.” 17 (10) 46 (27) 77 (46) 29 (17)
2 “In the summer I want my feet to breathe. It’s getting hot in the shoes, so I don’t wear them in the summer.” 15 (9) 48 (28) 85 (50) 22 (13)
3 “The biggest problem I had getting shoes was the depth in the shoes, they weren’t tall enough around the toe area to accommodate the claw toes.” 46 (27) 63 (37) 42 (24) 20 (12)
4 “I’ve had to go up 1 shoe size and I’m like a double to triple fitting in the shoes.” 40 (24) 61 (36) 52 (30) 17 (10)
5 “Someone should invent a sandal that will take the insole and support your foot. . . . You put up with your feet being roasted in the summer.” 15 (9) 31 (18) 70 (41) 55 (32)