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Table 3 Comparison of gait measures between PD and control groups in the laboratory and during daily life

From: Laboratory versus daily life gait characteristics in patients with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and matched controls

Gait measures Laboratory Daily Life
PD-Ctl
(N = 15)
PD
(N = 16)
Wilcox
p-value
PD-Ctl
(N = 15)
PD
(N = 16)
Wilcox
p-value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Cadence (steps/min) 114.49  9.65 116.94  7.67 0.446 101.37  8.07 104  11.1 0.446
Double Support (%) 21.88  2.88 20.41  3.76 0.151 27.18  5.67 27.39  5.04 0.922
Elevation at Mid Swing (cm) 0.95  0.61 1.05  0.6 0.693 3.29  0.99 3.29  0.9 0.800
Gait Speed (m/s) 1.07  0.15 1.05  0.15 0.828 0.89 0.13 0.73 0.15 0.003
Foot Strike Angle (degrees) 16.94 5.27 12.81 4.56 0.011 17.67 3.52 11.57 5.09 0.001
Toe Off Angle (degrees) 33.8  5.3 31.49  5.05 0.140 25.4  3.73 22.4  4.67 0.027
Stride Duration (s) 1.06  0.09 1.03  0.07 0.452 1.23  0.11 1.21  0.13 0.495
Stride Length (m) 1.12  0.13 1.08  0.16 0.553 1.04 0.12 0.85 0.18 0.006
Swing (%) 38.99  1.39 39.67  1.95 0.151 37.04  1.87 36.81  2.23 0.830
Toe Out Angle (degrees) 8.66  7.5 9.31  8.51 1.000 19.63  9.53 17.02  8.8 0.495
Lumbar—Coronal ROM (degrees) 7.85 2.11 5.84 2.44 0.010 6.31  1.72 5.16  1.72 0.142
Lumbar—Sagittal ROM (degrees) 5.81  2.44 5.58  2.55 0.711 6.31 1.15 6.88  1.72 0.854
Lumbar—Transverse ROM (degrees) 9.58  3.49 9.79 4.27 0.843 16.62  2.93 16.05  4.01 0.377
  1. Italics indicates p < 0.05, and indicates if the p-value ≤ 0.004 level of significance after Bonferroni correction (that is, 0.05/13 = 0.004)