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Table 1 Mean values of the demographic, radiographic and joint mobility characteristics.

From: Flexor Hallucis Longus tendon rupture in RA-patients is associated with MTP 1 damage and pes planus

  TOTAL N = 60 FHL TENDON ABSENT N = 11 FHL TENDON PRESENT N = 49 PEARSON'S χ (P VALUE)
Age (years) 54 57.6 53.1 NS
Disease duration (years) 11.6 11.2 11.7 NS
JAM score MTP-1 motion (0–4) 2.1 3.09 1.84 10.4 (0.034)
SHS erosion proximal MTP 1 (0–5) 1.0 2.18 0.74 12.3 (0.016)
SHS narrowing MTP 1 (0–4) 1.62 2.55 1.4 12.7 (0.013)
Total SHS feet (0–84) 29.7 47.1 25.6 NS
Pes Planus 42 11/11 31/49 5.77 (0.016)
  1. JAM = joint alignment motion scale, SHS = Sharp van der Heijde score, FHL = flexor hallucis longus