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Table 1 Participant Characteristicsa

From: A modified standardized nine hole peg test for valid and reliable kinematic assessment of dexterity post-stroke

Characteristic Stroke group
(n = 30)
Control group
(n = 41)
Sex (man/woman), n 19/11 22/19
Age, years 69 (9) 66 (12)
Body Mass Index, kg/m2 27.9 (2.9) 24.8 (2.2)*
Grip strength, kg (aff/non-dom) 26.3 (10.0) 35.2 (9.2)*
Grip strength, kg (non-aff/dom) 33.6 (9.5) 36.6 (9.6)
Handedness (right/left), n 29/1 39/2
Time since stroke, months 22 (17)  
Side of paresis (right/left), n 13/17  
Etiology (infarct/hemorrhage), n 26/4  
FMA UE (0–66) 54 (7)  
≥50 (mild)/≤49 (moderate), n 23/7  
Hypoesthesia/dysesthesia, yes/no 11/19  
Impaired thumb position, yes/no 2/28  
Spasticity in the affected arm, yes/no 9/21  
SIS (normalized score 0–100)
 Strength 66 (13)  
 Hand function 76 (17)  
 Mobility 88 (11)  
 ADL and IADL 88 (13)  
 Physical domain 79 (10)  
  1. aMeasurements are reported as mean (standard deviation) unless otherwise reported. FMA UE upper extremity part of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment (maximal score 66), aff affected arm (stroke), non-dom non-dominant arm (control), SIS Stroke Impact Scale (maximum score 100); IADL, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. *Significant difference