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Table 1 Baseline demographic data

From: Can short-term effectiveness of anti-pronation taping predict the long-term outcomes of customized foot orthoses: developing predictors to identify characteristics of patients with plantar heel pain likely to benefit from customized foot orthoses

Variable All Subjects (n = 74) Success (n = 49) Nonsuccess (n = 25) p value
Age, year 48.4 ± 14.5 49.0 ± 14.1 47.2 ± 14.6 0.630
Women, n (%) 57 (77.0%) 38 (77.6%) 19 (76.0%) 1.000
Body mass index, kg/m2 23.8 ± 3.7 24.1 ± 3.6 23.4 ± 4.0 0.453
Duration of symptom, month 30.3 ± 55.7 29.3 ± 45.1 32.1 ± 73.4 0.839
First-step pain NRS 4.6 ± 2.7 4.7 ± 2.7 4.3 ± 2.8 0.599
Usual pain NRS 4.9 ± 1.8 5.1 ± 1.7 4.4 ± 1.9 0.122*
PSFS 4.6 ± 1.5 4.6 ± 1.5 4.5 ± 1.6 0.810
FFI 34.3 ± 17.6 35.2 ± 16.2 32.5 ± 20.3 0.533
Weekly working time, hour 32.7 ± 22.4 32.7 ± 23.0 32.8 ± 21.6 0.992
Daily weight-bearing time, hour 3.1 ± 2.9 3.0 ± 2.6 3.3 ± 3.3 0.672
Dominant leg: right, n (%) 67 (90.5%) 43 (87.8%) 24 (96.0%) 0.411
Mode of onset: gradual, n (%) 48 (64.9%) 30 (61.2%) 18 (72.0%) 0.567
Episode: first, n (%) 44 (59.5%) 29 (59.2%) 15 (60.0%) 1.000
  1. *p < 0.15
  2. NRS numeric rating scale, PSFS patient-specific functional scale, FFI foot function index
  3. Data present as mean ± SD for continuous variables and percent for categorical variables