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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: Dynamic body-weight support to boost rehabilitation outcomes in patients with non-traumatic spinal cord injury: an observational study

Variables Historical control group DBWS group
Age (years)   
Mean (SD) 56 (18) 58 (16)
Gender
 Male (%) 64 55
 Female (%) 36 45
Weight (lbs)   
Mean (SD) 264 (71.6)a 165 (37.0)a
BMI   
Mean (SD) 37.4 (8.0)a 27.0 (8.6)a
Level of injury   
 Cervical (%) 18 64
 Thoracic (%) 45a 0a
 Lumbar (%) 36 36
Etiology   
 Degenerative spine disorders 7 7
 Epidural abscess 3 1
 Other (Osteomyelitis, Hemorrhage, Inflammation, Tumor) 1 3
FIM at Admission   
Mean (SD) 54 (13) 56 (7)
  1. DBWS Dynamic Body-weight Support, BMI body mass index, FIM Functional Independence Measure
  2. aStatistically significant difference