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Table 3 Proportions of survey participants reporting presenting concerns to be common in HV patients (values are presented as N (%); bold text highlights >50 % of podiatrists reporting)

From: Non-surgical treatment of hallux valgus: a current practice survey of Australian podiatrists

Presenting complaint Adult HV (total n = 146) Older adult HV (total n = 141) Juvenile HV (total n = 159)
Corns and/or calluses 110 (75 %) 128 (91 %) 21 (13 %)
Ingrown toenails 39 (27 %) 57 (40 %) 45 (28 %)
Bursitis 35 (24 %) 50 (35 %) 21 (13 %)
Big toe pain 120 (82 %) 107 (76 %) 114 (72 %)
Pain at another site 40 (27 %) 51 (36 %) 63 (40 %)
Trouble fitting shoes 122 (84 %) 129 (91 %) 106 (67 %)
Psychosocial aspects 33 (23 %) 8 (6 %) 73 (46 %)
Concern about appearance 33 (23 %) 58 (41 %) 142 (89 %)
Family history 46 (32 %) 32 (23 %) 113 (71 %)
Functional limitations 67 (46 %) 83 (59 %) 77 (48 %)