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Table 2 Frequency of participants footwear choices in each group A and B, for the Footwear category worn to clinic on the day of testing as well as the incidence of presenting symptoms

From: Footwear choices for painful feet – an observational study exploring footwear and foot problems in women

   40-59 (n 32)
Group A
61 + (n 35)
Group B
P value
A vs B
Footwear Category Slip - on 5 14* 0.047*
Formal 3 1 0.261
Open toed 9 9 0.824
Boots 3 1 0.261
Activity 10 7 0.29
T-Bar 2 3 0.718
Presenting symptom Bone deformity HAV 12 23* 0.021*
Hammer 13 9 0.194
Claw 2 7 0.099
Skin Pathology Callus 29* 25 0.047*
Corn 19 27* 0.013*
Blister 1 0 0.292
Soft tissue Neuroma 2 1 0.502
Heel pain 1 1 0.949
  1. *p < 0.05 was considered statistically significant difference between group A and B