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Table 3 Case and control results for all multivariate comparisons

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

  No of Cases (n = 80) No of Controls (n = 80) β weight SE Wald Odds ratio (95% CI) P value
Pronated (FPI 4 – 10) 26 (33%) 10 (13%) 1.31 0.43 9.21 3.7 (1.6 – 8.7) .002
Excessive dorsiflexion (DLT 47.0 – 69.8°) 26 (33%) 15 (19%) 0.69 0.40 2.92 2.0 (0.9 – 4.4) .088
Obese (BMI 30.0 – 46.3 kg/m2) 31 (39%) 17 (21%) 1.08 0.38 8.26 2.9 (1.4 – 6.1) .004
Constant - - -0.77 0.25 9.83 0.46 .002
  1. SE, standard error; CI, confidence interval; FPI, foot posture index; DLT, dorsiflexion lunge test; BMI, body mass index.