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Table 1 Patient characteristics across the two groups

From: Clinical evaluation of manual stress testing, stress ultrasound and 3D stress MRI in chronic mechanical ankle instability

parameter CON (n = 25) MAI (n = 25) sign.
age (y) 23.6 ± 4.0 24.6 ± 4.7 p = .4
size of shoe (EU) 40.5 ± 2.8 41.2 ± 2.8 p = .39
BMI (kg/m2) 21.9 ± 2.4 23.0 ± 3.5 p = ..21
CAIT-Score 29.7 ± 0.5 18.6 ± 4.4 p < 0.001
Phys. exam. 3.1 ± 1.1 9.6 ± 0.8 p < 0.001
FJS 98.7 ± 3.8 63.0 ± 25.8 p < 0.001
EQ-5D 88.7 ± 10.9 84.3 ± 9.3 p = 0.13
  1. CON control group, MAI mechanical instability group, CAIT Cumberland Ankle Instability Tool, Phys. exam. physical examination, FJS Forgotten Joint Score. BMI body mass index, EQ-5D EuroQuol Quality of Life questionnaire