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Table 3 Factor in the domain usability of custom-made orthopaedic shoes indicated by the participant to be most important

From: What influences a patient’s decision to use custom-made orthopaedic shoes?

Factor % (n)
Reduction of pain 30% (7)
Ease of walking 26% (6)
Increase in comfort 17% (4)
Reduction or prevention of wounds 9% (2)
More stability 9% (2)
Being able to do activities again 4% (1)
Easy donning and doffing 4% (1)
  1. Note: even though described differently by participants, all factors in this table (except easy donning and doffing) refer to the main goal of the custom-made orthopaedic shoes: an improvement of walking.