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Table 2 Participant Demographics and Task Characteristics

From: Using principal component analysis to reduce complex datasets produced by robotic technology in healthy participants

Task N Mean Age (range) Male Gender (%) Dominant Arm Range of Education Mean Number of Trials [SD] Mean Task Duration in seconds [SD]
Arm Position Matching 184 44.43 (18–87) 84 (46) Right High school – Postdoctoral research** 25.26 [0.98] 88.13 [19.41]
Ball on Bar 208 42.16 (18–87) 84 (40) Right High school – Postdoctoral research*** 1 62.57 [1.60]
Visually Guided Reaching 200 42.51 (18–88) 80 (40) Right High school – Postdoctoral research*** 24 [0.07] 102.55 [6.83]
Reverse Visually Guided Reaching 101 41.56 (19–81) 46 (46) Right High school – Post-doctoral research 30 [0.10] 180.27 [16.71]
Object Hit 190 46.28 (18–87) 86 (45) Right High school – Postdoctoral research** 1 138.03 [0.43]
Object Hit and Avoid 170 45.56 (18–87) 76 (45) Right High school – Postdoctoral research* 1 138.29 [0.51]
  1. For range of education, High school reflects completion of grade twelve or completion of secondary school equivalent. * indicate the number of participants that were missing data for that column. For example, *(n = 1), **(n = 2), *** (n = 3)