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Table 3 Features of importance in choosing footwear

From: Experience of finding footwear and factors contributing to footwear choice in people with gout: a mixed methods study using a web-based survey

Features of importance Not important Slightly important Of importance Very important
Comfort 1 (1) 1 (1) 13 (17) 61 (80)
Fit 0 (0) 1 (1) 22 (29) 53 (70)
Support 4 (5) 12 (16) 21 (28) 39 (51)
Ease to put on/take off 2 (3) 17 (22) 27 (36) 30 (39)
Heel height 23 (30) 19 (25) 11 (14) 23 (30)
Cost 10 (13) 20 (26) 29 (38) 17 (22)
Non-slip 11 (14) 22 (29) 29 (38) 14 (18)
Style 8 (11) 30 (39) 28 (37) 10 (13)
Weight 9 (12) 34 (45) 27 (36) 6 (8)
Color 19 (25) 23 (30) 28 (37) 6 (8)
Material 14 (18) 33 (43) 21 (28) 8 (11)
Fastenings 21 (27) 27 (36) 19 (25) 9 (12)