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Table 5 Mean values and standard error (SE) of the UPDRS III and TUG variables in the DG and WG groups at the PRE and POST intervention moments; and the difference (p) regarding group, time and group*time interaction, Effect Size and Confidence Interval (IC)

From: Can Samba and Forró Brazilian rhythmic dance be more effective than walking in improving functional mobility and spatiotemporal gait parameters in patients with Parkinson’s disease?

Variables Intervention PRÉ PÓST p – valor Effect Size [CI]
Mean ± SE Mean ± SE Group Time Group*Time
TUG SSS (s) DG 11.70 0.7 10.20 0.5 0.892 0.002* 0.062 0.42 [-0.60 to 1.37]
WG 11.22 0.6 10.84 0.4
TUG FS (s) DG 9.46 0.6 8.58 0.5 0.864 0.002* 0.175 0.24 [-0.76 to 1.21]
WG 9.29 0.4 8.94 0.3
  1. TUG Timed up and Go Test, SSS self-selected speed, FS fast speed, UPDRS III Motor part of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Scale. *indicates statistically significant difference (p < 0.05)