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Table 1 Characteristics of the stroke participants

From: Motor recovery patterns in arm muscles: coupled bilateral training and neuromuscular stimulation

Subject no. Age (Year) Sex Stroke type Affected Hemisphere Time since stroke (Month) Stroke impact scale (Upper extremity function)
1 72.7 F I R 84 22
2 66.3 M I L 41 20
3 78.8 F I R 60 16
4 80.4 M I R 6 24
5 20.0 M H L 13 16
6 50.8 F H R 10 5
7 63.0 M I L 7 21
8 79.8 M I L 8 17
9 76.7 F I R 19 21
10 51.0 F H R 13 13
11 76.8 F I R 20 23
12 64.8 M I L 18 9
Total 65.1 ± 17.6 6 F/6M 9I/3H 5L/7R 24.9 ± 24.4 17.3 ± 5.8
  1. Mean ± Standard deviation; M: male; F: female; I: ischemic; H: hemorrhagic; L: left; R: right; 5 items for upper extremity function domain in the Stroke Impact Scale (scores for each item: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; higher score indicates improved motor function); score range for upper extremity function from 0 to 25 (higher score indicates improved motor function).