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Table 2 Bivariate associations between not being able to complete the stabilometric test and functional variables

From: Balance in single-limb stance after surgically treated ankle fractures: a 14-month follow-up

  Managed to complete n = 40 Did not manage to complete n = 14 P-value
Rising on toes (repetitions)    < 0.001
≥ 25 29 2  
< 25 11 12  
Rising on heels (repetitions)    < 0.001
≥ 20 33 3  
< 20 7 11  
Rising on toes and heels (composite variable) (repetitions)    < 0.001
Yes # 28 2  
No ¤ 12 12  
Ankle dorsiflexion (degrees)    0.344
≥30 23 6  
< 30 17 8  
Ankle plantar flexion (degrees)    0.083
≥45 25 5  
< 45 15 9  
Percieved functional instability of the ankle    0.028
No 25 4  
Yes 15 10  
  1. # ≥ 25 rising on toes and ≥ 20 rising on heels
  2. ¤ < 25 rising on toes and/or < 20 rising on heels