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Table 5 Outcome parameters in unilaterally affected individuals, stratified by protected weightbearing treatment versus unprotected, full weightbearing regimen

From: Outcome after protected full weightbearing treatment in an orthopedic device in diabetic neuropathic arthropathy (Charcot arthropathy): a comparison of unilaterally and bilaterally affected patients

  Protected weightbearing (n = 66) Unprotected weightbearing (n = 13) P
  Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up  
Ulceration, n (%) 16 (24) 21 (32) 2 (15) 6 (46) .036a
- Incidence   5 (8%)   4 (31%)  
  1. aPearson chi-square/Fisher’s exact test