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Table 1 Characteristics of patients in terms of compliance

From: Is unilateral lower leg orthosis with a circular foot unit in the treatment of idiopathic clubfeet a reasonable bracing alternative in the Ponseti method? Five-year results of a supraregional paediatric-orthopaedic centre

Characteristic Value
Non-compliance with FAO total, patients (% of patients; feet) 22 (54%; 34)
 Non-compliance with FAO because of skin problems, patients (% of non-compliant patients; feet) 10 (45%; 14)
 Non-compliance with FAO because of sleep disturbance, patients (% of non-compliant patients; feet) 11 (50%; 18)
 Non-compliance with FAO for other reasons, patients (% of non-compliant patients; feet) 1 (5%; 2)
Non-compliance with LLO total, patients (% of patients; feet) 2 (9%; 4)
 Non-compliance with LLO because of skin problems, patients (feet) 0
 Non-compliance with LLO because of sleep disturbance, patients (feet) 2 (9%; 4)
 Non-compliance with LLO for other reasons, patients (feet) 0