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Table 5 Age differences in MFPDI personal appearance items-n (%).

From: Age and gender differences in disabling foot pain using different definitions of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index

MFPDI item 27 to 50 years
(n = 47)
51 to 60 years
(n = 57)
61 to 70 years
(n = 62)
71 years and over
(n = 57)
Significance
I feel self-conscious about my feet      
   None of the time 28 (59.6) 37 (64.9) 50 (80.6) 39 (68.4) p = 0.178†‡
   On some days 9 (19.1) 6 (10.5) 7 (11.3) 7 (12.3)  
   On most/every days 10 (21.3) 14 (24.6) 5 (8.1) 11 (19.3)  
I get self-conscious about the shoes I have to wear      
   None of the time 30 (63.8) 40 (70.2) 42 (67.7) 38 (66.7) p = 0.487†‡
   On some days 9 (19.1) 5 (8.8) 11 (17.7) 13 (22.8)  
   On most/every days 8 (17.0) 12 (21.1) 9 (14.5) 6 (10.5)  
  1. † "Don't know" responses excluded from analysis
  2. ‡ χ2 test (linear by linear)
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