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Research Article

Developmental Motor Profile in Preschool Children with Primary Stereotypic Movement Disorder

Table 3

Comparison between SMD patients and controls.

SMD patientsControls

M/F ratio22/423/4Fisher’ exact= 1.000

Mean age at evaluation (months)52.848.8§p= 0.0624

MABC Total7.1 ± 3.38.7 ± 2.7§p= 0.0303 
p= 0.0854

MABC Manual dexterity7.± 3.67.1 ± 3.2§p= 0.7744 
p= 0.6913

MABC Balance7.3 ± 3.110.3 ± 2.5§p= 0.0001 
p= 0.0007

MABC Ball skills9.0 ± 3.713.5 ± 5.9§p= 0.0038 
p= 0.0075

VMI Total99.2 ± 14.3104.8 ± 10.9§p= 0.1281 
p= 0.2235

VMI Visual108.1 ± 16.098.3 ± 14.7§p= 0.0215 
p= 0.0187

VMI Motor86.8± 15.689.0 ± 15.4§p= 0.7849 
p= 0.1985

Standard scores.
§Mann-Whitney.
ANCOVA with group (SMD patients versus controls) as grouping factors and age at assessment as covariate; p refers to the effect of group.