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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of corrected slack angle derived from 2D-SWE in quantitating muscle spasticity of stroke patients

Characteristics Patient group (n = 20) Control group (n = 20) p value
Gender 1.000
 Male 13 (65%) 13 (65%)  
 Female 7 (35%) 7 (35%)  
Age (years) 52.30 ± 11.55 53.25 ± 11.54 0.980
BMI (kg/m2) 23.04 ± 1.76 22.11 ± 1.96 0.596
Days since stroke 79.15 ± 35.37 NA  
Stroke etiology
 Ischemic 12 (60.00%) NA  
 Hemorrhage 8 (40.00%) NA  
Affected side
 Right 9 (45%) NA  
 Left 11 (55%) NA  
MAS
 1 4 (20%) NA  
 1+ 6 (30%) NA  
 2 5 (25%) NA  
 3 5 (25%) NA  
  1. Data are means ± standard deviation or numbers of participants and data in parentheses are percentages
  2. BMI body mass index, MAS modified Ashworth scale, NA not applicable