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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the groups

From: Longitudinal changes in the inferior cerebellar peduncle and lower limb motor recovery following subcortical infarction

  Patient group (n = 33) Control group (n = 33)
Age, years (Mean ± SD) 53.4 ± 1.81 53.7 ± 2.32
Women, n (%) 14 (42.4) 14 (42.4)
Hypertension, n (%) 19 (57.6) 11 (33.3)*
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 11 (33.3) 7 (21.2)
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%) 7 (21.2) 5 (15.2)
Tobacco users, n (%) 4 (12.1) 4 (12.1)
Lesion in left hemisphere, n (%) 17 (51.5)  
Median lesion volume (range; mL) 5.9 (0.9–28.5)  
Median NIHSS at week 1 (range) 9 (2–18)  
Median FM-LL at week 1 (range) 9 (00–33)  
Median FM-LL at week 4 (range) 27 (00–34)  
Median FM-LL at week 12 (range) 32 (11–34)†#  
  1. Empty cells indicate no assessment. FM-LL indicates Fugl-Meyer score of lower limb; NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale. *P < 0.05, compared with the patient group. P < 0.001, compared with week 1; #P < 0.001, compared with week 4