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Table 1 Prevalence of co-morbidities in the case and control groups

From: Obesity and pronated foot type may increase the risk of chronic plantar heel pain: a matched case-control study

Co-morbidity Case group Control group
Diabetes 4 (5) 3 (4)
Osteoarthritis 4 (5) 6 (8)
High blood pressure 15 (19) 15 (19)
Heart disease 6 (8) 6 (8)
Lung disease 7 (9) 7 (9)
Hormone replacement therapy 4 (5) 7 (9)
High cholesterol 11 (14) 8 (10)
Thyroid disease 6 (8) 3 (4)
  1. Data are n (%). Co-morbidities were defined as any self-reported condition for which a participant was currently taking medication. Chi square analysis showed no significant difference between the groups for any co-morbidity.