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Table 1 Participant characteristics (values are the means (SD)s unless otherwise indicated)

From: Increase in body weight over a two-year period is associated with an increase in midfoot pressure and foot pain

  Baseline Follow-up Mean difference 95% CI p value
Age 52.6 (8.5) 54.8 (8.5)    
Gender, no. women (%) 33 (65) 33 (65)    
Height, m 1.69 (0.1) 1.69 (0.1)a −0.0 -0.0 to 0.0 0.145
Body mass, kg 80.3 (19.3) 82.3 (20.6)a 2.0 0.4 to 3.6 0.016
BMI, kg/m2 28.2 (6.9) 28.9 (6.9)a 0.6 0.1 to 1.2 0.029
MFPDI Functional limitation score 3.2 (4.5) 3.6 (5.1)a 0.4 −0.8 to 1.6 0.511
MFPDI Pain intensity score 1.9 (2.4) 1.9 (2.4)a 0.1 −0.5 to 0.6 0.784
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, kg kilograms, m metres, BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, MFPDI Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index
  2. a p calculated for differences between baseline and follow-up measures analysed with paired samples t-test