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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Insertional Achilles tendinopathy is associated with arthritic changes of the posterior calcaneal cartilage: a retrospective study

Characteristic Patients (total n = 16)
Sex [M] 11 (69 %)
Age, years [Mean, s.d., range] 48.9 ± 12.3 (25–68)
Duration of symptoms [Mean, s.d.] 2.2 ± 2.1 years
Background  
Diabetes type 2 One (6 %)
Inflammatory disease Four (25 %)
Intensive sports Nine (56 %)
Specific treatments  
Steroid injection Nine (56 %)
Shock waves Eight (50 %)
  1. M males; s.d. standard deviation