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Table 2 Regaining walking ability, changes in Functional Ambulation Categories

From: Implementation of a gait center training to improve walking ability and vital parameters in inpatient neurological rehabilitation- a cohort study

  Central diagnosesPeripheral diagnoses
Total sample (n = 780)STI (n = 329)STH (n = 131)CIPM (n = 74)
FCIQRp valueFCIQRp valueFCIQRp valueFCIQRp value
FAC at t0
 01.0*2.0< 0.0010.31.6< 0.0010.41.9< 0.0011.8*3.1< 0.001
 11.4*2.4< 0.0011.3*2.20.0041.5*3.4 2.2*2.20.021
 21.0*1.0< 0.0011.0*1.00.0021.5*1.10.0062.4*1.80.013
 31.0*1.7< 0.0011.0*1.30.0011.5*0.80.0131.3*0.90.002
 40.41.0< 0.0010.01.0< 0.0011.1*0.80.0190.90.01.000
 5        0.037   
  1. FAC Functional Ambulation Categories,
  2. FC FAC change- Median Gain in walking ability between t0(start of rehabilitation) and t1(end of inpatient rehabilitation),
  3. IQR interquartile range from FC,
  4. p value- derived from paired Wilcoxon test- *p < 0.05 and clinically relevant (minimal improvement by one FAC point),
  5. STI ischemic stroke,
  6. STH hemorrhagic stroke,
  7. CIPM Critical Illness Polyneuropathy or -Myopathy