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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics of the sample by groups and classification of foot types

From: Influence of the medial longitudinal arch of the foot in adult women in ankle isokinetic performance: a cross-sectional study

Variables Normal
(n = 35)
Cavus
(n = 35)
Planus
(n = 35)
P
Age (years):
Md
(25–75 %)
25
(23.95–28.04)
23
(23.29–27.27)
21
(21.6–24.7)
0.07
BMI (kg/m2):
Md
(25–75 %)
23.53
(22.17–24.19)
22.83
(22.39;24.35)
22.7
(21.6;23.7)
0.55
Abdominal circumference (cm):
Md (25–75 %) 75 (72.9–80) 78 (75–80) 71 (68.5–73.4) 0.24
AHI:
\( \overline{x} \)(SD)
[95 % CI]
0.35 (0.02)
[0.34;0.35]
0.38 (0.01)
[0.38;0.38]
0.28 (0.01)
[0.38;0.38]
0.001a
AFH (m/kgf):
\( \overline{x} \)(SD)
[95 % CI]
1.42 (0.89)
[1.28;3.33]
Neutral
1.22 (0.84)
[0.93;1.51]
Rigid
2.80 (1.47)
[2.29;3.31]
Very flexible
0.004b
  1. Md: median; 25–75 %: quartiles; BMI body mass index; \( \overline{x} \) mean; SD standard deviation; AHI arch height index (Normal AHI: 0.30 to 0.37, Cavus AHI ≥ 0.38, Planus AHI: ≤ 0.29 [4]); AHF arch height flexibility (very rigid < 0.9, rigid 0.9 to 1.3, neutral 1.3 to 1.6, flexible 1.6 to 2.0 and very flexible > 2.0 [16]); and m/kgf: meter/kilogram force. a difference between groups. b difference between the cavus and planus groups.