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Table 2 Temporal gait parameters are presented as mean value ± standard deviation

From: Inter-segmental motions of the foot: differences between younger and older healthy adult females

  Female  
Older
(n = 50)
Young
(n = 50)
P value
Cadence (step/min) 114.6 ± 6.9 109.3 ± 6.6 0.215
Speed (m/s) 1.115 ± 7.9 1.239 ± 6.8 <0.001
n Speeda    0.512
Stride length (m) 1.163 ± 7.4 1.277 ± 7.5 <0.001
n Stride lengtha    < 0.001
Step width (m) 0.086 ± 2.2 0.104 ± 2.3 <0.001
n Step widtha    0.615
Step time (sec) 0.53 ± 0.03 0.52 ± 0.03 0.164
Proportion of stance phase (%) 60.6 ± 1.1 59.1 ± 1.2 <0.001
  1. anormalized with the subject’s height. (Speed, Stride length and width divided by subject’s height and multiplied by 100)