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Table 4 Footprint analysis

From: A comparative study of the feet of middle-aged women in Korea and the Maasai tribe

  Korean women (n = 40) Maasai women (n = 40)
Heel shape All oval shape All oval shape
Heel pressure All even pressure All even pressure
Footprint shape (High arch/normal/broad) All normal Broad type in 4 cases
Heel bisecting line 1stweb space 10 (25 %) 2 (5 %)
2nd toe 9 (22.5 %) 14 (35 %)
2ndweb space 20 (50 %) 24 (60 %)
3rd toe 1 (2.5 %) 0 (0 %)
Forefoot pressure Medial 3 (7.5 %) 4 (10 %)
Middle 1 (2.5 %) 0 (0 %)
Lateral 10 (25 %) 9 (22.5 %)
Even 26 (65 %) 27 (67.5 %)