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Table 3 Plantar pressure parameters (mean and 95% CI) in each subjective outcome group

From: Correlations between subjective treatment responses and plantar pressure parameters of metatarsal pad treatment in metatarsalgia patients: a prospective study

Subjective outcome 1 (n = 3) 2 (n = 3) 3 (n = 6) 4 (n = 6) p
pre-MPP (kPa) 175.7 (132.0 ~ 219.4) 190.9 (-30.4 ~ 412.2) 215.5 (167.8 ~ 263.2) 278.5 (278.4 ~ 444.5) 0.621
post-MPP 208.2 (120.8 ~ 295.6) 176.0 (-5.9 ~ 357.8) 181.4 (144.2 ~ 218.6) 223.7 (107.7 ~ 339.7) 0.683
MPP-change 32.5 (-11.9 ~ 96.9) -14.9 (-60.0 ~ 30.2) -34.1 (-46.2 ~ -22.0) -54.8 (-132.1 ~ 22.6) 0.033
pre-PTI (kPa·s) 26.0 (17.4 ~ 34.6) 37.7 (-5.6 ~ 81.0) 30.7 (24.1 ~ 37.4) 41.9 (17.5 ~ 66.3) 0.730
post-PTI 2.80 (18.4 ~ 37.6) 35.9 (-7.8 ~ 79.7) 27.4 (21.3 ~ 33.6) 36.3 (11.4 ~ 61.1) 0.981
PTI-change 2.1 (-0.9 ~ 5.0) -1.8 (-3.1 ~ -0.4) -3.3 (-6.0 ~ -0.6) -5.7 (-10.9 ~ -4.4) 0.034
DS of MPP (mm) 5.8 (4.0 ~ 6.0) 2.9 (0 ~ 8.8) 2.7 (1.5 ~ 4.0) 3.0 (1.2 ~ 5.0) 0.086
  1. pre, pre-treatment; post, post-treatment; change, post-treatment value – pre-treatment value; DS, distance of shifting; CI, confidence interval. Subjective outcome rating: 1, worse; 2, no change; 3, improvement <50%; 4, improvement >50%.