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Effectiveness of PWB in surgically treated trauma patients with peri- and intra-articular fractures of the lower extremities 99 Appendix 7.2 Weight-bearing compliance in the PWB and RWB groups PWB (N=53) RWB (N=53) Total (N=106) p Mean WB, newton (SD) Mean WB: week 2-4 Mean WB: week 4-6 Mean WB: week 6-8 Mean WB: week 8-10 Mean WB: week 10-12 253.03 (166.6) 330.34 (232.4) 335.19 (205.4) 437.87 (252.3) 381.09 (208.2) 182.08 (284.1) 220.08 (305.1) 232.38 (158.1) 294.33 (196.3) 287.00 (181.8) 216.62 (235.6) 270.88 (278.1) 273.81 (184.3) 342.18 (224.3) 317.18 (193.8) 0.06 Peak loading, newton (SD) Peak loading: week 2-4 Peak loading: week 4-6 Peak loading: week 6-8 Peak loading: week 8-10 Peak loading: week 10-12 1,362.51 (666.0) 1,531.21 (717.2) 1,675.68 (698.4) 2,025.20 (888.1) 1,738.88 (757.0) 618.78 (639.1) 959.08 (879.2) 1,131.13 (759.2) 1,432.55 (769.3) 1,426.72 (807.5) 976.16 (748.1) 1,229.43 (852.2) 1,340.57 (778.1) 1,625.80 (847.9) 1,526.85 (798.0) 0.05 Abbreviation: PWB, Permissive weight bearing; RWB, Restricted weight bearing; N, number of subjects; SD, standard deviation; WB, Weight bearing in newton on affected leg; Peak loading, Peak loading in newton on affected leg.

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