Skip to main content

Table 1 Participants characteristics

From: Efficacy of a technology-based client-centred training system in neurological rehabilitation: a randomised controlled trial

  Intervention group (n = 24) Control group (n = 21) Between group difference
Gender (m/v) 16/8 11/10  
Age 58.13 ± 16.46 60.14 ± 16.72 p = 0.569
Diagnosis (n) p = 0.757
 Stroke 19 17  
 MS 2 2  
 Other 3a 2b  
 Time since diagnosis (months) 13.25 ± 22.83 16.00 ± 41.32 p = 0.376
Time (hours/week)
 Conventional therapy 8.33 ± 3.51 7.62 ± 3.58 p = 0.431
 Intervention exercise 1.47 ± 0.02 NA  
WMFT
 FAS 47.96 ± 10.73 48.67 ± 12.01 p = 0.864
 Time (seconds) 120.01 ± 131.53 102.00 ± 132.04 p = 0.246
 MAM-36 88.29 ± 32.66 107.90 ± 18.61 p = 0.036* (r = − 0.312)
COPM
 Performance 22.38 ± 9.53 17.52 ± 8.22 p = 0.077
 Satisfaction 23.79 ± 11.706 16.90 ± 9.47 p = 0.036* (r = 0.312)
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD unless mentioned otherwise; *Significant difference with Mann–Whitney U-test p-value and effect size r; MS Multiple Sclerosis, WMFT Wolf Motor Function Test, FAS Functional Ability Scale, MAM-36 Manual Ability Measure-36, COPM Canadian Occupational Performance Measure, NA not applicable
  2. Other diagnosis: aGuillain-Barré (n = 1), Spinal Cord Injury (n = 1), and Parkinson's disease (n = 1); bAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (n = 1), and brain surgery (n = 1)