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Table 4 Footwear construction

From: Footwear characteristics in people with inflammatory arthritis in Singapore

Heel height, n (%)
 0.0 – 2.5 cm 53 (52 %)
 2.6 – 5.0 cm 44 (44 %)
  > 5.0 cm 4 (4 %)
Fixation, n (%)
 None 63 (62 %)
 Velcro 12 (12 %)
 Laces 19 (19 %)
 Straps or buckles 6 (6 %)
 Zip 1 (1 %)
Heel counter stiffness, n (%)
 None 52 (51 %)
 Minimal (>45°) 29 (29 %)
 Moderate (<45°) 15 (15 %)
 Rigid (0–10°) 5 (5 %)
Midsole sagittal stability, n (%)
 Minimal (>45°) 56 (55 %)
 Moderate (<45°) 41 (41 %)
 Rigid (0–10°) 4 (4 %)
Presence of cushioning, n (%)
 None 34 (34 %)
 Heel 3 (3 %)
 Heel/forefoot 64 (63 %)
Tread wear, n (%)
 Not worn 11 (11 %)
 Partly worn 69 (68 %)
 Fully worn 21 (20 %)
Age of shoe, n (%)
 0 – 6 months 17 (17 %)
 6 – 12 months 24 (24 %)
  > 1 year old 60 (59 %)