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Table 1 Demographic and clinical parameters of the study groups (Means ± SEM)

From: Markedly impaired bilateral coordination of gait in post-stroke patients: Is this deficit distinct from asymmetry? A cohort study

Parameter Stroke patients Control subjects P Value*
Demographic
Age (years) 55.1 ± 1.8 56.2 ± 2.2 0.728
Gender (M/F) 6/6 5/7 0.999
Clinical
Time since stroke (months) 6.9 ± 2.4 NA  
Side of paresis (left/right) 4/8 NA  
Brunnstrom Fugl-Meyer Assessment Scale ** 4.9 ± 1.1 out 6 NA  
Modified Ashworth scale** 0.9 ± 1.0 out 4 NA  
Motricity Index for paresis ** 82.6 ± 6.9 out 100 NA  
Berg Balance Test 53.4 ± 1.7 out 56 NA  
Sensory assessment paretic ankle: (intact/disturbed) 5/7 NA  
Achilles tendon reflex: (intact/disturbed) 7/5 NA  
  1. * Mann-Whitney U Test; ** severity of stroke symptoms as observed in the hemiplegic leg; SEM- Standard Error of the mean; M- Male; F- female.