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Table 1 Population prevalence of plantar heel pain and disabling plantar heel pain by demographic characteristics

From: Plantar heel pain in middle-aged and older adults: population prevalence, associations with health status and lifestyle factors, and frequency of healthcare use

  Plantar heel pain Disabling plantar heel pain
All adults aged 50+ 9.6 (8.8, 10.5) 7.9 (7.1, 8.7)
Gender
 Male 9.2 (8.1, 10.4) 7.5 (6.4, 8.6)
 Female 10.0 (8.8, 11.2) 8.3 (7.2, 9.4)
Age (years)
 50–64 9.8 (8.6, 11.1) 7.5 (6.4, 9.3)
 65–74 9.3 (7.8, 10.9) 7.9 (6.5, 9.3)
 75+ 9.4 (7.5, 11.4) 8.9 (7.0, 10.8)
Age, Males
 50–64 9.7 (8.0, 11.4) 7.2 (5.7, 8.7)
 65–74 8.7 (6.7, 10.8) 7.7 (5.7, 9.7)
 75+ 8.5 (5.7, 11.4) 8.1 (5.2, 10.9)
Age, Females
 50–64 10.0 (8.3, 11.7) 7.8 (6.3, 9.4)
 65–74 9.9 (7.7, 12.2) 8.1 (6.1, 10.2)
 75+ 10.1 (7.5, 12.7) 9.5 (7.0, 12.0)
Socio-economic classification
 Managerial and professional 4.6 (3.3, 5.9) 3.0 (1.9, 4.1)
 Intermediate occupations 8.4 (6.6, 10.3) 6.8 (5.2, 8.5)
 Routine and manual 10.9 (9.7, 12.1) 9.0 (7.8, 10.1)
  1. Estimates are percentages with 95% confidence intervals based on imputed and weighted analyses