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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: The effects of prosthetic foot type and visual alteration on postural steadiness in below-knee amputees

Subject Age (y) Height (m) Mass (kg) Cause of amputation Mobility grade Time since amputation (y) Prosthetic foot Suspension BBS (total 56)
1 59 1.71 75 Diabetic K2 6 SA PTB with pelite 52
2 23 1.62 88 Trauma K3 2 SA PTB with pelite 56
3 45 1.78 84 Trauma K3 25 SA PTB with pelite 56
4 52 1.67 64 Trauma K3 5 ESAR TSB with pin lock 56
5 42 1.72 58 Trauma K3 9 SA TSB with pin lock 56
6 38 1.75 100 Diabetic K2 5 SA TSB with pin lock 56
7 44 1.77 109 Diabetic K2 3 ESAR TSB with pin lock 49
8 25 1.65 55 Tumor K3 3 ESAR TSB with pin lock 56
9 61 1.62 69 Diabetic K2 7 SA TSB with pin lock 51
10 59 1.66 68 Diabetic K2 6 SA TSB with pin lock 41
Mean 44.8 1.70 77.0    7.1    52.9
SD 13.5 0.06 17.9    6.6    4.9
p-value 0.325 0.391 0.504       
  1. Based on Medicare K-level.
  2. PTB: Patellar tendon bearing socket, TSB: Total surface bearing socket, BBS: Berg Balance Score. Statistically significant of differences between the study groups was set as p < 0.05.