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Table 2 Demographic details of cohort

From: Evaluation of a simple tool to assess the results of Ponseti treatment for use by clubfoot therapists: a diagnostic accuracy study

  Total Followed up Not followed up P-value
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Total 218 (100%) 68 (31%) 150 (69%)  
Sex  
 Male 148 (68%) 50 (73%) 98 (65%) 0.23
 Female 70 (32%) 18 (27%) 52 (35%)
Laterality  
 Bilateral 119 (54%) 35 (51%) 84 (56%) 0.53
 Unilateral 99 (45%) 33 (49%) 66 (44%)
Tenotomy**:  
 Yes 158 (73%) 52 (76%) 106 (72%) 0.43
 No 57 (27%) 16 (24%) 41 (28%)
  Total(95% CI) Followed up (95% CI) Not followed up (95% CI) P-value
Average age at first cast 14 months (12–17) 17 months (11–23) 13 months (11–15) 0.16
Mean initial Pirani score  
 L foot 3.8 (3.6–4.0) 3.7 (3.4–4.0) 3.8 (3.6–4.0) 0.21
 R foot 3.7 (3.5–3.9) 4.0 (3.6–4.3) 3.6 (3.3–3.8) 0.56
Average number of casts 7.2 (6.6–7.9) 6.9 (5.9–8.0) 7.4 (6.6–8.2) 0.44
Average months attending since first appointment 23 months (20–25) 30 months (26–35) 19 months (17–22) 0.0001
  1. **missing data from 3 children