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Table 2 Mean peak pressure (stance and swing) for the four major regions of the residual limb

From: Clinical implication of interface pressure for a new prosthetic suspension system

Descriptive statistics
  Suspension type N Mean peak pressure stance* Std. deviation Sig Mean peak pressure swing # Std. deviation Sig
Anterior proximal Pin/Lock 10 53.3 14.5 0.251 15.2 2.1 0.001*
Holo 48.5 11.8 4.8 2.7
Anterior middle Pin/Lock 10 46.6 10.7 0.220 14.5 3.2 .072
Holo 48.1 12.3 11.4 1.9
Anterior distal Pin/Lock 10 50.4 12.1 0.001* 24.3 2.4 0.001*
Holo 44.5 14.2 3.1 1.1
Posterior proximal Pin/Lock 10 46.5 11.2 0.956 18.9 3.5 0.001*
Holo 46.3 14.7 5.4 1.7
Posterior middle Pin/Lock 10 46.4 14.5 0.577 13.4 2.1 0.099
Holo 45.8 14.1 11.2 1.8
Posterior distal Pin/Lock 10 62.2 19.9 0.003* 31.8 4.3 0.001*
Holo 57.8 20.2 6.1 2.8
Lateral proximal Pin/Lock 10 50.1 18.9 0.434 17.3 3.1 0.001*
Holo 51.5 19.8 7.9 2.7
Lateral middle Pin/Lock 10 53.9 13.5 0.006* 24.3 4.2 0.001*
Holo 57.3 12.7 8.7 1.2
Lateral distal Pin/Lock 10 60.7 19.5 0.092 19.4 2.6 0.001*
Holo 58.6 21.2 8.6 2.3
Medial proximal Pin/Lock 10 43.3 14.4 0.062 17.3 3.6 0.009*
Holo 42.3 13.2 8.6 1.4
Medial middle Pin/Lock 10 49.3 11.9 0.005* 26.5 4.1 0.001*
Holo 53.3 11.2 6.9 2.2
Medial distal Pin/Lock 10 47.8 9.6 0.003* 17.6 2.3 0.001*
  Holo   44.1 10.8   9.4 2.1  
  1. #Kpa.
  2. *= significant differences.
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