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Table 4 Absolute differences in plantar pressures between the two feet between the study group and the control group

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

Variable Study group (n = 36) Control group (n = 30) P-valuea
Hindfoot 22.1 (6.0–137.5) 20.1 (2.9–94.5) .634
Midfoot 13.4 (9.0–137.1) 11.0 (2.4–91.5) .777
MT 1 66.3 (1.3–212.7) 29.1 (3.1–242.5) .020
MT 2/3 70.4 (1.9–210.9) 26.3 (5.0–141.5) .001
MT 4/5 24.2 (1.3–284.7) 33.0 (2.7–136.0) .571
Hallux 89.1 (3.4–351.1) 35.1 (5.6–236.1) .020
Digiti 2/3 41.8 (1.0–249.6) 33.8 (9.0–167.4) .503
Digiti 4/5 22.0 (3.0–184.4) 16.0 (1.4–66.0) .207
Forefoot (masks 3–8) 52.3 (9.0–188.0) 35.5 (3.2–190.1) .180
  1. Data are presented as median (range). All pressures are reported as kPa
  2. Significant p-values are denoted in bold
  3. Abbreviation: MT metatarsal head
  4. at-test for independent samples