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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the study subjects (target and control group)

From: Functional principal component analysis as a new methodology for the analysis of the impact of two rehabilitation protocols in functional recovery after stroke

Patients’ characteristics Target group (n = 5) Control group (n = 8) Baseline comparison (P value)
Age, mean (SD) 70 (7.8) 74.3 (9.4) 0.408
Gender, women, N (%) 2 (40) 5 (62.5) 0.413
Hemorrhages, N (%) 0 (0) 2 (25) 0.359
Affected side, right, N (%) 3 (60) 3 (37.5) 0.413
Functional state, mean (SD)
Barthel Index 13 (10.95) 11.43 (13.13) 0.648
Berg Balance Scale 2.6 (0.89) 6.25 (5) 0.064
CNS 7 (1.15) 7.57 (1.33) 0.565
TCT 46.6 (10.06) 44.63 (20.77) 0.848
FAC 0.2 (0.44) 0.13 (0.35) 0.726
  1. CNS, Canadian Neurological Scale; FAC, Massachusetts General Hospital Functional Ambulation Classification; TCT, Trunk Control Test.
  2. Statistically significant at p < 0.05.