Table 2: Mean values as well as standard deviations and median values as well as range, respectively, of the parameters for each group at baseline as well as at three and six months.

ParameterGroupMean ± standard deviation/median (range)
Baseline3 months6 months

NHPTPatients25 s (17–75 s)28 s (18–130 s)31 s (17–56 s)
Controls19.1 ± 2.8 s20.0 ± 3.9 s20.3 ± 2.7 s
TMSPatients39.4% ± 11.0%38.9% ± 10.5%37.9% ± 8.5%
Controls52.1% ± 9.9%52.2% ± 8.4%53.2% ± 8.9%
ALSFRS-RPatients39.8 ± 3.338.2 ± 3.836.5 ± 4.1
Controlsn.a.n.a.n.a.

n.a.: not applicable.