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Table 3 Outcome at follow-up as judged independently by two expert physiotherapists

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

  Totals Finished casting and 2 + years bracing Finished casting and <  2 yrs. bracing Did not finish casting
Recruited at baseline** 218** 100% 83 38% 107 49% 28 13%
Seen at follow-up 68 31% 38 56% 24 35% 6 9%
No intervention required 44 65% 31 82% 12 50% 1 17%
Referral for further orthopaedic intervention 24 35% 7 18% 12 50% 5 83%
P value for difference in proportion of those requiring intervention and those not*   0.001   0.06   0.02
  1. **missing data from 8 children (4%) *Fischers exact test