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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the sample

From: Stabilometric assessment of context dependent balance recovery in persons with multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled study

  EXP (NEXP = 25) CTRL (NCTRL = 28) P-Value
Gender    
  Male (%) 8 (32) 12 (42.9)  
  Female (%) 17 (68) 16 (57.1) 0.1927
Age [mean (s.d.)] 48.5 (11.01) 48.2 (12.05) 0.9346
EDSS NEXP = 24   
  1-4 (%) 8 (33.3) 5 (17.8)  
  4.5-5.5 (%) 10 (41.7) 8 (28.6)  
  6-6.5 (%) 6 (25.0) 15 (53.6) 0.1059
BBS    
  ≤ 44 (%) 10 (40.0) 13 (46.0)  
  > 44 (%) 15 (60.0) 15 (54.0) 0.8463
  1. EDSS: Expanded Disability Status Scale. BBS: Berg Balance Scale EXP: Experimental group; CTRL: Control group 44: cut-off score discriminating between fallers and non fallers [20].