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Table 2 Combination of methods used to detect arterial disease by survey respondents according to region of work. Data represent the percentage count (%) for each region (row)

From: Management of peripheral arterial disease in diabetes: a national survey of podiatry practice in the United Kingdom

  Combination of methods  
Region Hx (n = 1) Hx + pulse (n = 31) Hx + Doppler (n = 5) Hx + pulse + ABPI (n = 1) Hx + pulse + Doppler (n = 156) Hx + Doppler + ABPI (n = 1) Hx + pulse + ABPI + Doppler (n = 49) Hx + pulse + Doppler + TBPI (n = 1) Hx + Doppler + ABPI +TBPI (n = 1) Hx + pulse + Doppler + ABPI+TBPI Hx + pulse + ABPI + TBPI + TCO2 Hx + pulse + Doppler + ABPI + TBPI + TCO2 TOTAL (%)
East (n = 11) 0 18.2 0 0 27.3 0 54.5 0 0 0 0 0 100%
East Midlands (n = 7) 14.3 0 0 0 71.4 0 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 100%
London (n = 33) 0 3 12.1 0 66.7 0 9.1 3 0 6.1 0 0 100%
North East (n = 3) 0 0 0 0 66.7 0 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 100%
North West (n = 40) 0 7.5 2.5 0 62.5 0 10 0 0 17.5 0 0 100%
Northern Ireland (n = 4) 0 25 0 0 50 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 100%
Scotland (n = 44) 0 18.2 0 0 61.4 0 18.2 0 0 2.3 0 0 100%
South East (n = 42) 0 9.5 0 0 61.9 0 23.8 0 0 0 2.4 2.4 100%
South West (n = 21) 0 14.3 0 0 71.4 0 9.5 0 0 4.8 0 0 100%
Wales (n = 21) 0 14.3 0 4.8 57.1 4.8 14.3 0 0 4.8 0 0 100%
West Midlands (n = 8) 0 12.5 0 0 50 0 37.5 0 0 0 0 0 100%
Yorkshire (n = 26) 0 19.2 0 0 50 0 26.9 0 3.8% 0 0 0 100%
TOTAL (%) (n = 260) 0.4% 11.9% 1.9% 0.4% 60% 0.4% 18.8% 0.4% 0.4% 4.6% 0.4% 0.4% 100%
  1. Hx history, Pulse pulse palpation, Doppler audible hand held Doppler waveform assessment, ABPI ankle brachial pressure index, TBPI toe brachial pressure index, TcPO 2 transcutaneous oxygen pressure