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Table 2 Main outcome measures’ results

From: Effectiveness of the Fixtoe Device® in plantar pressure reduction: a preliminary study

  Pmax (Kpa) 95% CIa p-valueb P–T (Kpa/s) 95% CIa p-valueb
Barefoot 198.0 (± 13.4)     36.5 (± 2.6)    
Stabilizing tape 166.2 31.7 14.9 – 48.5  < .0001 30.2 6.3 2.8 – 9.7  < .001
(± 12.5) (± 6.5)    (± 1.9) (± 1.3)   
Fixtoe Device® 125.1 72.9 52.7 – 93.1  < .0001 21.4 15.1 10.4– 19.8  < .0001
(± 9.7) (± 7.8)    (± 1.5) (± 1.8)   
Fixtoe Device® w/metatarsal pad 106.2 91.7 67.5 – 116.0  < .0001 18.2 18.2 13.3 – 23.2  < .0001
(± 9.0) (± 9.4)    (± 1.5) (± 1.9)   
  1. Pmax maximal pressure, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, P/T Pressure–time integral. Mean (± SEM)
  2. abp-value and 95% CI refer to the Bonferroni correction showing the improvement (∆) between each intervention and the basal barefoot condition