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Table 1 Comparison of the clinical data of the participants between the control group and the patient group

From: Impairment characteristics of static balance and plantar load distribution of patients undergoing tibial cortex transverse distraction for diabetic foot ulcers

Item   Patient group    Control group P
Gender Men 15    15 > 0.05
Woman 5    5  
Amputation (exclude) 1     
Age-year Median 52    51 > 0.05
Range 42–65    40–64  
Foot Left 12     
Right 9     
BMI   23.5 ± 4.5    23.7 ± 6.5 > 0.05
VAS Preoperative 5.25 ± 0.35     < 0.01
Postoperative 3.53 ± 0.37     
Skin temperature Preoperative 35.65 ± 0.34     
Postoperative 36.73 ± 0.52     < 0.01
ABI Preoperative 0.45 ± 0.13     
Postoperative 0.56 ± 0.12     0.008
COP ellipse sway area-mm2   250.15 ± 98.36    135.67 ± 53.21 < 0.001
COP path length-mm   145.15 ± 67.43    78.47 ± 34.15 < 0.001
Angle θ-°   39.75 ± 17.61    22.17 ± 14.15 0.001
Average load percentage-% Unaffected foot 58.4 ± 5.5a   Left foot 50.5 ± 4.5c a versus b < 0.001
Affected foot 41.6 ± 5.5b   Right foot 49.5 ± 4.5d c versus d 0.486
Mean load percentage-% Affected forefoot 45.3 ± 6.4     < 0.001
Unaffected forefoot 36.5 ± 5.6     
  1. aAverage load percentage of unaffected foot in patient group
  2. bAverage load percentage of affected foot in patient group
  3. cAverage load percentage of left foot in control group
  4. dAverage load percentage of right foot in control group