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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of participants (n = 34)

From: Individual stiffness optimization of dorsal leaf spring ankle–foot orthoses in people with calf muscle weakness is superior to standard bodyweight-based recommendations

Sociodemographic characteristics  
Age in years 56.9 ± 15.5
Gender male/female 20/14
Height in cm 178 ± 10
Weight in kg 85.6 ± 16.2
Clinical characteristics
Diagnosis Charcot–Marie–Tooth (n = 15)
  Poliomyelitis (n = 7)
  Nerve injury (n = 9)
  Myotonic dystrophy (n = 2)
  Myoshi distal myopathy (n = 1)
Unilateral/bilateral affected 12/22
MRC score legs with AFO/legs without AFO  
Plantar flexors 3 [2–4] / 5 [5]
Dorsiflexors 2 [1–4] / 5 [5]
Knee extensors 5 [5–5] / 5 [5]
  1. AFO ankle–foot orthosis, cm  centimeter, kg kilogram, MRC Medical Research Council