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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 2 Functionality evaluation of protective footwear for firefighters in Korea

From: A study on the design improvement of protective footwear for firefighters

Classification N (%)
Functionality satisfaction
 Satisfaction 188 (43.93)
 Unsatisfaction 240 (56.07)
 Total 428 (100.00)
Functionality improvements
 Weight 71 (30.21)
 Ventilation 57 (24.26)
 Waterproof 43 (18.30)
 Closure 20 (8.51)
 Flame resistance 18 (7.66)
 Others 26 (11.06)
Specific improvements  
 Total 235 (100.00)
 Wearing 226 (57.51)
 Shock absorption 95 (24.17)
 Visibility 20 (5.09)
 Closure 18 (4.58)
 Others 34 (8.65)
 Total 393 (100.00)