|Purpose：The purpose of this study was to investigate how much the type of footwear affects these preference and wearing conditions in older women. Methods：Two hundred eight women aged 60∼87 years were recruited from the elder`s College and welfare center in Daegu. Each subject performed questionnaire surveys. Chi-square(χ²) test was used to compare the outcome for differences of age, weight, height, heel height and footwear size. SPSS 12.0 program was used in this study. Results：The type of their possessive shoes were casual shoes (24.8%), running shoes (20.1%) and dress shoes (16%) etc, The type of their short-distance outdoor shoes were casual shoes (32.1%), running shoes (31.4%) etc. The type of their long-distance outdoor shoes were platform shoes (40.3%), dress shoes (31%) etc. Conclusion：The heel height of platform shoes had no relation with demographic factors (age, weight, height), but the size of platform shoes had relation with demographic factors such as age and height except for weight(p<0.05).