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Table 2 The Bangla clubfoot tool combined three domains of parent satisfaction, gait, and clinical examination (total score from 11 points, then rated as a percentage)

From: Walk for life - the National Clubfoot Project of Bangladesh: the four-year outcomes of 150 congenital clubfoot cases following Ponseti method

A. Parental rating Yes +1 Don’t know 0 No −1 Mean scores (%) ‘Rating’ #
1. Happy with child’s feet? 96 3 0 97  
2. Recommend to others? 94 5 0 95  
3. Does child play with others? 97 2 0 98  
4. Does child wear shoes of choice? 55 33 11 44 ~
5. Does child have pain? 91 4 4 85  
Parental Rating sub score     4.19/5 (84 %) ‘Good’
B. Gait assessment Yes +1 Not fully/with assistance 0 No −1 Mean scores (%)  
6. Squatting 84 14 1 84  
7. Walking 98 1 0 99  
8. Running 98 1 0 99  
9. Up/down steps 95 4 0 96  
Gait assessment sub score     3.75/4 (94 %) ‘Very good’
C. Clinical examination Valgus +1 Straight 0 Varus −1 Mean scores (%)  
10. Heel position - left 3 60 13 13  
Heel position - right 4 65 11 9  
  >0 dorsiflexion +1 0/90 degrees 0 <0 dorsiflexion −1 Mean scores (%)  
11. Ankle range - left 65 11 0 79  
Ankle range - right 70 8 2 85  
Clinical examination sub score     1.30/2 (65 %) a ‘Fair’
Total score     9.24/11 (84 %) ‘Good’
  1. # Ratings
  2. Very good: 85–100 %, Good: 70 – 85 %, Fair: 60–70 %, Poor: <50 %
  3. ~ many children were did not have shoes
  4. aNote: Scores for bilateral cases were halved to achieve same scale/foot for section C/clinical examination