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Table 2 Distribution of best apex position (corresponding to minimum peak pressure) across the cohort for the two rocker angles in each of the three anatomical regions

From: Optimisation of rocker sole footwear for prevention of first plantar ulcer: comparison of group-optimised and individually-selected footwear designs

  Participants with diabetes Healthy individuals
  Apex position Rocker angle =15° Rocker angle = 20° Rocker angle =15° Rocker angle = 20°
1st MTP 52% 42% 46% 39% 56%
57% 30% 26% 39% 32%
62% 20% 23% 14% 9%
67% 8% 5% 8% 3%
2–4 MTH 52% 75% 87% 68% 88%
57% 19% 13% 23% 8%
62% 2% 0% 6% 5%
67% 5% 0% 3% 0%
Hallux 52% 25% 45% 33% 35%
57% 38% 25% 32% 41%
62% 30% 21% 27% 15%
67% 75 9% 8% 9%
  1. Percentage values are provided for each apex position, with the group-optimised design (highest percentage) shown in bold. These data have been provided separately for the participants with diabetes and also the health individuals