Table 2

Results of fit of outdoor and indoor shoes

Outdoor shoes

Indoor shoes


n (children)

%

n (children)

%

More than 2 sizes too short

77

9.5

192

23.8

2 sizes too short

223

27.5

299

37

1 size too short

263

32.4

226

28

Correct fit

185

22.8

76

9.4

1 size longer and more

64

7.9

15

1.9


Total

812

100

808

100


Only 22.8% of the children wore properly-fitting outdoor shoes.

Only 9.4% of the children wore properly-fitting indoor shoes.

Klein et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:159   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-10-159

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