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Table 1 Prevalence of footwear categories and types worn inside the house most of the time in the previous year (n = 726)

From: Factors associated with type of footwear worn inside the house: a cross-sectional study

Category Type n % (95% CI)
Protective Walking shoes 31 4% (3.0–6.0)
Running shoes 28 4% (2.7–5.5)
Oxford shoes 11 2% (0.8–2.7)
Bespoke footwear 6 < 1% (0.3–1.8)
Boots 5 < 1% (0.3–1.7)
Total   81 11% (9.1–13.7)
Non-protective Slippers 155 21% (18.5–24.5)
Thongs/flip flops 105 15% (12.1–17.2)
Backless slippers 54 7% (5.7–9.6)
Moccasins 34 5% (3.4–6.4)
Sandals 30 4% (2.9–5.9)
Ugg Boots 19 3% (1.7–4.1)
Court shoes 4 < 1% (0.2–1.5)
Mules 0 0
High heels 0 0
Total   401 55% (51.6–58.8)
No Footwear    
Barefoot 219 30% (26.9–33.6)
Socks only 25 3% (2.3–5.1)
Total 244 34% (30.3–37.1)