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Table 1 Participant characteristics of the sample. Data are mean and standard deviation (unless otherwise stated)

From: Determinants of footwear difficulties in people with plantar heel pain

Characteristic Plantar heel pain (n = 192) Control (n = 69) Significance
Age (years) 55.1 (13.3) 48.2 (17.1) p = 0.001
Sex (% female) 68 % 61 % p = 0.304
Weight (kg) 79.7 (16.5) 71.8 (14.2) p < 0.001
Height (cm) 166.1 (8.8) 166.9 (9.7) p = 0.516
BMI (kg/m2) 28.8 (5.2) 25.6 (3.8) P < 0.001
Pain duration (months) 10 (4 – 24)a 0 -
Footwear score (FHSQ) 44.4 (27.0) 68.8 (28.0) p < 0.001
  1. aMedian (inter-quartile range)