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Table 8 Baseline data: foot health care behaviours and podiatry attendance

From: Risk factors for foot ulceration in adults with end-stage renal disease on dialysis: study protocol for a prospective observational cohort study

Foot health care behaviours and podiatry attendance Procedure Diagnosis/study definition
Foot health care behaviours • Foot health care behaviours will be investigated via participant interview Foot health care behaviours will be considered ‘poor’ if the participant answers “no” to ≥3 questions.
• Participants will be asked to respond “yes” or “no” to the following questions:
(i) Do you inspect your feet daily?
(ii) Do you avoid walking barefoot?
(iii) Are you able to reach your feet?
(iv) Do you treat your own nails and skin lesions?
(v) Have you ever seen a podiatrist before?
Podiatry attendance • Podiatry attendance will be investigated via participant interview Podiatry attendance will be recorded as the number of visits per year.
• Participants will be asked: How many times have you seen a podiatrist in the last 12 months?