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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Extra upper limb practice after stroke: a feasibility study

Characteristic(n = 20)
Age (year), mean (SD)63 (17)
Sex, n male (%)11 (55)
Time since stroke (day), mean (SD)38 (87)
Side of hemiplegia, n right (%)12 (60)
Living situation, n lives alone (%)9 (45)
Education, n attended university (%)9 (45)
Cognition (MMSE, 0–30), mean (SD)28 (2)
Neglect (Albert’s Line Cancelation Test), n (%)2 (10)
Loss of light touch sensation, n (%)
 None18 (90)
 Some2 (10)
 Complete0 (0)
Spasticity (Tardieu Scale Quality of Muscle Reaction, 0–5), mean (SD)
 Wrist flexors0.15 (0.38)
 Biceps0.2 (0.51)
Contracture upper limb, n (%)3 (15)
Complexity of rehabilitation needs (RCS, 0–20), mean (SD)12 (2)
Grasps unaided, n (%)10 (50)
Walks unaided, n (%)2 (10)
  1. MMSE Mini-Mental Status Exam, RCS Rehabilitation Complexity Scale-Extended