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Table 2 The difference of force parameters and hand function between the affected and sound hand of stroke patients (n = 14)

From: Clinical application of computerized evaluation and re-education biofeedback prototype for sensorimotor control of the hand in stroke patients

Parameters Affected hand Mean (SD) Sound hand Mean (SD) P-value
Force ratio: FPPeak/FLmax 3.96 (1.13) 3.36 (0.77) 0.033*
Peak Pinch force: FPpeak (N) 18.81(5.2) 16.12 (3.77) 0.055
Purdue test 6.35 (4.51) 12.31 (2.76) 0.002*
Jebsen-Taylor lifting light object (secs) 7.89 (3.62) 4.40 (1.16) 0.001*
Jebsen-Taylor lifting heavy object (secs) 7.40 (3.17) 5.16 (1.77) 0.001*
  1. Statistics: Wilcoxon signed ranks test; significance level was set at 0.05.