Table 1: Baseline characteristics of study subjects who completed the study.

CharacteristicsrTMS groupSham group

Age in years, mean (SD) range74 (8) 66–8360 (11) 47–76
Gender, men/women3 (75)/1 (25)3 (60)/2 (40)
Side of hemiplegia, left/right1 (25)/3 (75)1 (25)/4 (75)
Number of months after stroke at baseline, mean (SD) range134 (125) 32–31595 (117) 18–301
Number of comorbid conditions, 0/1-2/3-4/>41/0/3/01/3/0/1
Right handedness45

SD: standard deviation.