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Table 1 Characteristics of children with bilateral CP standing with (CP-SwS) or without (CP-SwoS) support. No significant differences were found between groups in any parameter

From: The role of visual stimuli on standing posture in children with bilateral cerebral palsy

  CP-SwoS (n = 19) CP-SwS (n = 17)
Age, mean (SD) years 11.8 (2.7) 11.3 (3.4)
Female/male 8/11 8/9
Height, mean (SD), cm 147.8 (13.7) 139.5 (18.0)
Weight, mean (SD), kg 44.5 (15.5) 36.9 (13.3)
Gestational age, wk   
  ≤ 29 4 2
 30–36 7 9
  ≥ 37 6 4
 Unknown 2 2
GMFCS level:n I:5, II:12, III:2 II:1, III:13, IV:3
Nero-ophthalmological abnormalitiesa  
 Visual acuity < 0.33 1/17 1/16
 Reduced visual field (hard to assess) 4 (1)/16 1 (7)/16
 Dysmetric saccadic movements 11/16 11/16
 Reduced stereopsis 8/16 11/16
 Altered smooth pursuit movements 9/16 10/16
 Strabismus 7/16 11/16
 Instable fixation 3/15 5/15
  1. ain number of children evaluated with each test