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Table 1 Demographics

From: The impact of multimorbidity on foot health outcomes in podiatry patients with musculoskeletal foot pain: a prospective observational study

  Whole sample No condition Single condition > 1 Condition
Number of participants, n (%) 115 (100) 26 (22.6) 28 (24.3) 61 (53)
Age in years, mean (SD) 55 (11.56) 53.4 (9.5) 52.4 (12.8) 56.95 (11.6)
BMI, median (IQR) 29.9 (19.2) 28.8 (19.7) 27.7 (21.6) 32.9 (17.8)†
Sex ratio (female:male) 68:45 17:9 14:13 37:23
EQ-5D-5 L Index, mean (SD) 0.55 (0.31) 0.73 (0.18) 0.69 (0.17) 0.42 (0.34) ‡‡
EQ-5D-5 L VAS, mean (SD) 66.69 (25.74) 78.62 (18.72) 75.3 (22.05) 57.8 (26.75) ‡‡
SIMD lowest 2 quintiles, n (%) 48 (41.7) 12 (46.2) 7 (25) 29 (47.5)
Employment status, n (%)
 Paid or self-employed full time 39 (33.9) 11 (42.3) 14 (50) 14 (23.0)
 Paid or self-employed part time 17 (14.8) 4 (15.4) 4 (14.3) 9 (14.8)
 Voluntary work 1 (0.9) 1 (3.8) 0 1 (1.6)
 Looking for work 2 (1.7) 7 (26.9) 0 2 (3.3)
 Student in further or higher education 2 (1.7) 1 (3.8) 2 (7.1) 0
 Looking after the home or family 4 (3.5) 1 (3.8) 1 (3.6) 2 (3.3)
 Wholly retired 30 (26.1) 7 (26.9) 6 (21.4) 17 (27.9)
 Permanently unable to work 10 (8.7) 1 (3.8) 0 9 (14.8)
 Other 5 (4.3) 1 (3.8) 0 4 (6.6)
 Prefer not to answer 2 (1.7) 0 0 2 (3.3)
  1. Mann-Whitney tests significant at ‡‡p < 0.01 for Single Condition versus > 1 conditions group comparison
  2. Mann-Whitney tests significant at †p < 0.05 for No conditions versus > 1 conditions comparison
  3. SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range, BMI Body mass index, SIMD Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, n number of participants, EQ-5D-5 L EuroQoL 5 Dimensions 5 level questionnaire, VAS Visual analogue scale