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Table 1 Characteristics of the Chronic Ankle Instability and Control Groups

From: Quantitative evaluation method for clarifying ankle plantar flexion angles using anterior drawer and inversion stress tests: a cross-sectional study

  Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD  
Variable Men P Value Women P Value
CAI (n = 28) Control (n = 30) CAI (n = 26) control (n = 34)
Age, y 20.9 ± 1.4 20.4 ± 0.8 0.098 20.4 ± 1.6 20.7 ± 2.2 0.153
Height, cm 174.2 ± 9.8 173.1 ± 9.3 0.800 158.2 ± 6.8 154.6 ± 8.8 0.753
Body weight, kg 71.0 ± 7.7 68.1 ± 9.9 0.650 58.0 ± 8.2 55.3 ± 9.5 0.538
No. of previous ankle sprains 3.1 ± 1.53 NA NA 2.6 ± 2.38 NA NA
Time since last sprain, mo 9.0 ± 2.90 NA NA 10.3 ± 3.67 NA NA