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Table 1 Comparison of demographic and stroke-related characteristics on rehab admission for mismatch and good match groups at 12 months, n (%) and median (Q1-Q3)

From: Evolution and prediction of mismatch between observed and perceived upper limb function after stroke: a prospective, longitudinal, observational cohort study

Variable P-value Mismatch (n = 14) Good match (n = 15)
Demographics
 Age at stroke onset, mean (SD) a 0.882 65 (14) 65 (14)
 Gender, male 0.876 8 (57) 9 (60)
 Pre-stroke residential status, living together 0.897 8 (57) 8 (53)
Educational level 0.760   
 Primary education   0 (0) 1 (7)
 Lower secondary education   5 (36) 5 (33)
 Higher secondary education   5 (36) 3 (20)
 Higher tertiary education   4 (28) 6 (40)
Stroke-related characteristics
 Days since stroke onset, mean (SD) a 0.716 20 (7) 18 (7)
 Type of stroke, ischemic 0.564 11 (79) 13 (87)
 Stroke lateralization, right hemiparesis 0.742 11 (79) 11 (73)
 Affected upper limb = pre-stroke dominant 0.060 12 (86) 8 (53)
 Stroke severity (NIHSS/42) 0.029* 6 (4–9) 4 (2–6)
  1. All between group comparisons were performed with Mann-Whitney U test, except for acomparison with independent t-test
  2. NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, SD Standard Deviation
  3. *Significant at p < 0.05