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Table 2 A comparison of the prevalence of foot symptoms and MFPDI scores in relation to work

From: Work participation, mobility and foot symptoms in people with systemic lupus erythematosus: findings of a UK national survey

  In work N = 79 Reporting work non-participation N = 32 OR (95% CI) P-value
N Reported % of employed N Reported % of LTS/ Retired
Raynaud’s in past 42 53.8% 19 59.4% 1.25 (0.54–2.89) 0.265
Calf pain in past 44 55.7% 22 68.8% 1.75 (0.73–4.17) 0.107
Calf night pain in past 59 74.7% 27 87.1% 2.29 (0.71–7.34) 0.065
Loss of feeling in past 10 12.8% 11 34.4% 3.56 (1.33–9.55 0.053
Ulcer in past 16 20.5% 14 43.8% 3.01 (1.24–7.33) 0.018
Hard skin in past 56 72.7% 27 84.4% 2.03 (0.69–5.99) 0.165
Ingrown toenail in past 30 38.0% 16 51.6% 1.74 (0.75–4.03) 0.264
Reported Rash/Blisters 26 32.9% 13 41.9% 1.47 (0.63–3.46) 0.699
Difficulty walking in past 25 31.6% 18 58.1% 2.99 (1.27–7.04) 0.024
Swelling in past 37 46.8% 22 71.0% 2.78 (1.14–6.78) 0.041
Stiffness in past 62 79.5% 28 93.3% 3.61 (0.78–16.79) 0.063
Joint pain in past 64 82.1% 28 93.3% 3.06 (0.65–14.38) 0.155
Change in Foot shape in past 26 33.8% 12 42.9% 1.47 (0.61–3.57) 0.710
MFPDI function score MAX 20 Mean 6.44 12.10   < 0.001
MFPDI pain score MAX 10 Mean 3.05 4.52   0.018
MFPDI foot appearance score MAX 4 Mean 0.72 1.57   0.038
MFPDI Total MAX 34 Mean 10.16 18.13   < 0.001
  1. Results shown in table two include those adjusted for age