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Table 2 Mean ± SD, 95% confidence interval, and % difference between CL and LL limbs in both study and control groups for PB parameters. The 90% statistical power value when significant differences were found is also provided

From: Assessment of static posturography and pedobarography for the detection of unilateral forelimb lameness in ponies

  LL CL % Difference ∆ 90%
Pressure distribution
Study     1.2
  42.82 ± 1.49% 57.18 ± 1.49% 7.18 ± 1.49a  
  42.09, 43.55 56.45, 57.91 6.48, 7.88  
Controls
  49.44 ± 3.32% 50.56 ± 3.32% 0.56 ± 3.32a  
  48.09, 50.80 49.20, 51.91 −0.84, 1.96  
MP
Study     12.2
  83.23 ± 10.27 157.54 ± 17.50 47.2 ± 4.37b  
  77.86, 88.60 148.68, 166.39 41.67, 52.80  
Controls
  109.33 ± 17.97 111.42 ± 18.33 1.9 ± 1.98b  
  97.78, 120.89 99.67, 123.18 1.70, 5.4  
PP
Study     5.4
  310.73 ± 49.35 398.59 ± 18.14 22 ± 11.76b  
  284.39, 337.07 387.96, 409.22 16.07, 28.07  
Controls
  335.44 ± 32.33 357.61 ± 63.19 6.02 ± 11.23b  
  316.34, 354.54 329.49, 385.73 0.10, 12.53  
PVF
Study     11.8
  66.84 ± 6.94 91.01 ± 6.67 26.6 ± 1.26b  
  61.66, 72.02 86.06, 95.96 21.60, 26.74  
Controls
  72.58 ± 3.53 72.80 ± 3.27 0.3 ± 0.86b  
  71.10, 74.06 71.41, 74.18 −1.95, 1.52  
VI
Study     14.0
  31.05 ± 2.91 40.38 ± 4.93 23.1 ± 1.06b  
  28.98, 33.11 37.60, 43.17 17.95, 28.75  
Controls
  35.48 ± 2.56 35.79 ± 2.65 0.9 ± 0.56b  
  34.11, 36.86 34.45, 37.14 −0.81, 1.43  
  1. aIn regards to the ideal symmetry (i.e., 50% for each limb); bIn regards to CL value