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Table 8 Correlations were repeatedly found between the need for further treatment and various parent ratings, as well as children’s mobility

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

Moderate strength correlations 0.50 – 0.70, p ≤ 0.05* or 0.01**
Age at first cast and the need for further treatment rho = 0.597*
Number of casts before the tenotomy and the need for further treatment rho = 0.550*
Number of casts before the tenotomy and the ability to walk/run rho = −0.513**
Brace use at 3 months and the ability to manage stairs rho = −0.596**
Walking and the need for further treatment rho = −0.679**
Running and the need for further treatment rho = −0.679**
Further treatment and parent happiness rho = −0.679**
Strong correlations >0.70, p ≤ 0.05* or 0.01**
Parent happiness and the ability to manage stairs rho = 0.862**
Parent happiness and play rho = 0.700**
Parent satisfaction domain and normal shoe use rho = 0.907**
Ability to squat and need for further treatment rho = −0.703**
Ability to walk or run and play rho = 0.703**
Need for further treatment and pain rho = 0.706**
Perfect correlations =0.100, p ≤ 0.01**
Parents’ rating of child’s play and the need for further treatment rho = −0.100**
Ability to manage stairs and need for further treatment rho = −0.100**
  1. *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.001