Parkinson’s Disease / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Balance Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease: The Role of Posturography in Developing a Rehabilitation Program

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients and controls.

VariableAll patients
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Controls
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valuePatients at low risk of fall
()
value

Sex (M/F)12/173/90.48010/130.463
Age (years)69.2 ± 8.866.5 ± 6.30.32267.8 ± 8.50.649
Weight (kilograms)75.8 ± 10.473.4 ± 9.60.4875.9 ± 11.3 0.52
Height (centimeters)173.7 ± 8.2172.6 ± 9.00.69174.4 ± 7.30.51
Education (years)10.06 ± 4.810.5 ± 5.40.8010.1 ± 4.70.86
Disease duration (years)10.6 ± 5.211.2 ± 5.0
UPDRS III18.6 ± 5.518.1 ± 5.7
Side of disease onset (L/R)18/1112/11
L-DOPA equivalent (mg/day)742.2 ± 336.4792.2 ± 340.8

value for the comparison between all patients and controls.
value for the comparison between patients at low risk of fall and controls.
UPDRS III: Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale, part III, ON state.