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Table 1 Plantar pressure balance in intervention and control groups

From: A foot-care program to facilitate self-care by the elderly: a non-randomized intervention study

Pressure point Intervention group (n = 11) Baselinea 6 month follow-upb a:b2 p value
Control group (n = 10) Mean ± SD p value1 Mean ± SD p value1
Right Intervention 48.8 ± 4.8 0.63 51.5 ± 7.1 0.22 0.12 0.94
Control 47.7 ± 5.6 47.8 ± 6.4
Front right Intervention 39.5 ± 9.2 0.27 43.7 ± 10.5 0.83 0.13 0.69
Control 43.5 ± 6.6 44.7 ± 9.4
Front left Intervention 42.7 ± 11.9 0.95 47.6 ± 11.0 0.49 0.05
Control 42.4 ± 11.2 43.7 ± 14.2 0.73
Left Intervention 51.2 ± 4.8 0.63 48.5 ± 7.1 0.22 0.12
Control 52.3 ± 5.6 52.2 ± 6.4 0.94
Right rear Intervention 60.5 ± 9.2 0.25 56.3 ± 10.5 0.83 0.13
Control 56.7 ± 6.8 55.3 ± 9.4 0.64
Left rear Intervention 52.3 ± 11.9 0.95 52.5 ± 11.0 0.49 0.05
Control 57.6 ± 11.3 56.3 ± 14.2 0.73
  1. 1 t-test
  2. 2 paired t-test
  3. aBaseline
  4. b6 month follow-up