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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics at baseline

From: Brain white matter correlates of learning ankle tracking using a wearable device: importance of the superior longitudinal fasciculus II

Variables All (n = 26) Male (n = 7) Female (n = 19) p
Demographics
 Age (year) 62.1 ± 8.3 (48.1–74.7) 65.0 ± 8.4 (52.3–74.7) 61.0 ± 8.1 (48.1–73.4) 0.276
 Sex (M/F) 7 (27) / 19 (73)
 Education (year) 14.5 ± 1.7 14.3 ± 1.8 14.4 ± 1.7 0.861
 Weight (kg) 59.1 ± 8.5 69.0 ± 5.0 59.1 ± 9.7 0.804
 Height (cm) 159.4 ± 7.6 161.6 ± 7.7 158.5 ± 7.6 0.359
 Footedness (L/R) 0/26 0/7 0/19
Cognitive function
 MMSE (0–30) 29.3 ± 0.8 28.9 ± 0.9 29.5 ± 0.7 0.076
Motor function     
 TUG (s) 8.5 ± 1.4 8.3 ± 1.4 8.6 ± 1.5 0.669
 Ankle dorsiflexor strength (kg)
  Dominant ankle 22.5 ± 5.8 27.7 ± 7.4 20.6 ± 3.7 0.045*
  Non-dominant ankle 21.9 ± 6.0 27.7 ± 7.1 19.8 ± 3.9 0.025*
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (range) or numbers (%)
  2. F: female; L: left; M: male; MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination; R: right; TUG: Timed Up & Go Test