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Table 2 Gait analysis

From: Transfer of plantar pressure from the medial to the central forefoot in patients with hallux valgus

Variable Study group Control group P-value
Step width [cm] 9.69 (4.06–16.55) 9.30 (4.21–14.39) .658b
Step length HF [cm] 51.57 (35.60–58.72) 57.03 (49.44–62.48)  
Step length PF [cm] 52.13 (33.13–59.99) 56.85 (49.52–61.65)  
P-value .271a .600a  
Difference in step length, PF-HF (study group) or left-right (control group) [cm] .68 (3.58) .13 (2.06) .443c
Single-limb support HF [%] 35.46 (33.18–43.29) 35.47 (33.55–37.93)  
Single-limb support PF [%] 35.50 (30.42–40.16) 34.80 (33.71–37.25)  
P-value .626a .074a  
Difference in single-limb support, PF-HF (study group) or left-right (control group) [%] −.35 (1.99) −.47 (1.19) .770c
  1. The longer step was observed on the pathological side in 21 cases, and the longer single-limb support in 16 of 36 cases. Data are presented as median (range) and mean (standard deviation)
  2. Abbreviations: HF healthy foot, PF pathological foot
  3. aWilcoxon test
  4. bMann-Whitney U test
  5. ct-test for independent samples