Table 2: Scores on measures of motor impairment and capacity at baseline, postintervention, and follow-up evaluations.

Testsham-rTMSreal-rTMS
Mean (SD) baselineMean (SD) postinterventionMean (SD) baselineMean (SD) postintervention

BBT affected (number of blocks)22.8 (20.2)27.0 (20.2)27.5 (18.9)31.5 (19.2)
Grip strength (kg)19.3 (17.0)18.8 (12.8)14.2 (15.0)15.1 (12.7)
Pinch strength kg (kg)5.3 (2.5)5.6 (2.4)5.5 (4.6)6.0 (3.6)
SIS (/80)66.2 (16.4)69.6 (15.1)66.5 (10.3)71.2 (4.6)
SIS participation (/40)31.8 (9.5)35.0 (7.3)28.2 (10.1)28.5 (10.8)
WMFT functional scale (/75)53.6 (32.2)63.8 (27.0)69.5 (27.8)75.0 (24.8)
WMFT times tasks (sec.)16.4 (22.2)16.4 (27.5)4.5 (6.5)3.9 (2.1)
MAL quality of movement (/70)24.8 (26.4)37.4 (27.9)35.8 (24.8)31.2 (17.6)

FU: followup. ES: effect size. CI: confidence interval. SD: standard deviation. BBT: Box and Blocks Test. SIS: Stroke Impact Scale. WMFT: Wolf Motor Function Test. sec: seconds. MAL: Motor Activity Log.