Table 1

Pooled random effects estimates for HV prevalence by age subgroup expressed as % (95% CI)

Overall

Male

Female


Juvenile

Pooled prevalence estimate

7.8 (6.2 to 9.5)

5.7 (3.7 to 7.6)

15.0 (7.7 to 22.3)

Number of studies

16

5

6

Adult

Pooled prevalence estimate

23.0 (16.3 to 29.6)

8.5 (1.4 to 15.6)

26.3 (16.5 to 36.2)

Number of studies

15

8

9

Elderly

Pooled prevalence estimate

35.7 (29.5 to 42.0)

16.0 (10.6 to 21.3)

36.0 (26.9 to 45.1)

Number of studies

37

16

16


Nix et al. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research 2010 3:21   doi:10.1186/1757-1146-3-21

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