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Table 1 Cross-sectional study population characteristics

From: Relationship of footwear comfort, selected size, and lower leg overuse injuries among infantry soldiers

  Total (n = 227) Males (n = 213) Females (n = 14)
Age, years (SD)a 29.5 (7.2) 29.4 (7.0) 32.1 (8.3)
Service time, years (SD) 7.2 (6.4) 7.1 (6.4) 8.3 (6.5)
History of total lower extremity overuse injury, % (n) 42.7 (n = 97) 43.2 (n = 92) 35.7 (n = 5)
History of lower leg and foot overuse injury, % (n) 15.0 (n = 34) 15.0 (n = 32) 14.3 (n = 2)
Foot blisters after long marching, % (n) 46.3 (n = 105) 46.5 (n = 99) 42.9 (n = 6)
Usage of foot orthotics, % (n) 4.9 (n = 11) 4.7 (n = 10) 7.1 (n = 1)
  1. aStandard deviation (SD) is given in brackets