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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

From: Lived experience and attitudes of people with plantar heel pain: a qualitative exploration

VariableN = 18
Age58.2 (6.6)
Gender, n (%) female12 (66%)
Height169.3 (9.4)
Weight79.5 (21.3)
BMI27.8 (5.7)
Duration of heel pain (months)15.9 (16.3)
Education (years)16.1 (3.6)
First step pain, 100 mm VASa45.6 (34.0)
Average pain today, 100 mm VAS34.3 (25.4)
Average pain past 7 days, 100 mm VAS43.9 (24.7)
Foot Pain, FHSQb (100 point scale)51.4 (17.5)
Foot Function, FHSQ (100 point scale)52.8 (30.4)
  1. Note: values represent mean ± SD, unless otherwise stated
  2. Abbreviations: FHSQ Foot Health Status Questionnaire, VAS Visual Analogue Scale
  3. aHigher values indicate greater severity of pain
  4. b0 corresponds to the worst foot health, 100, the best