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Table 3 Satisfaction and problems with different suspension systems

From: Evaluation of new suspension system for limb prosthetics

Descriptive statistics Paired-samples t test
Questionnaire item Suspension system Mean Suspension system Sig. (2-tailed)
Fitting Pin/lock 75.59 Holo Pin/lock .125
Seal-In (suction) 87.09 Seal-In (suction) .002*
Magnetic 76.84 Magnetic .181
Holo 80.50   
Donning/ Doffing Pin/lock 71.10 Holo Pin/lock .002*
Seal-In (suction) 57.89 Seal-In (suction) .000*
Magnetic 79.65 Magnetic .080
Holo 83.30   
Sitting Pin/lock 79.40 Holo Pin/lock .767
Seal-In (suction) 79.45 Seal-In (suction) .666
Magnetic 78.40 Magnetic .360
Holo 80.20   
Walking Pin/lock 77.10 Holo Pin/lock .089
Seal-In (suction) 78.30 Seal-In (suction) .906
Magnetic 79.03 Magnetic .452
Holo 78.50   
Walking (uneven surface) Pin/lock 75.00 Holo Pin/lock .415
Seal-In (suction) 76.80 Seal-In (suction) .771
Magnetic 77.80 Magnetic .152
Holo 76.10   
Walking (stairs) Pin/lock 75.40 Holo Pin/lock .102
Seal-In (suction) 77.63 Seal-In (suction) .773
Magnetic 78.20 Magnetic .588
Holo 77.30   
Sweating Pin/lock 67.83 Holo Pin/lock .106
Seal-In (suction) 65.30 Seal-In (suction) .308
Magnetic 63.40 Magnetic .950
Holo 63.30   
Pistoning Pin/lock 84.13 Holo Pin/lock .020*
Seal-In (suction) 96.40 Seal-In (suction) .000*
Magnetic 78.80 Magnetic .681
Holo 79.30   
Rotation Pin/lock 80.19 Holo Pin/lock .002*
Seal-In (suction) 99.50 Seal-In (suction) .000*
Magnetic 82.09 Magnetic .172
Holo 83.50   
Swelling Pin/lock 85.89 Holo Pin/lock .800
Seal-In (suction) 88.50 Seal-In (suction) .080
Magnetic 83.63 Magnetic .173
Holo 85.50   
Smell Pin/lock 84.70 Holo Pin/lock .569
Seal-In (suction) 83.10 Seal-In (suction) .298
Magnetic 84.60 Magnetic .745
Holo 85.40   
Sound Pin/lock 70.30 Holo Pin/lock .218
Seal-In (suction) 96.50 Seal-In (suction) .000*
Magnetic 80.15 Magnetic .000*
Holo 66.90   
Pain Pin/lock 76.30 Holo Pin/lock .000*
Seal-In (suction) 80.65 Seal-In (suction) .003*
Magnetic 86.70 Magnetic .723
Holo 87.40   
Overall satisfaction Pin/lock 83.40 Holo Pin/lock .643
Seal-In (suction) 64.60 Seal-In (suction) .000*
Magnetic 79.60 Magnetic .672
Holo 80.20   
  1. *Significant differences.
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