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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Objectively measured arm use in daily life improves during the first 6 months poststroke: a longitudinal observational cohort study

  Poor/moderate arm function recovery cluster (n = 20) Excellent arm function recovery cluster (n = 13)
Age in years 57.3 ± 8.5 [39–75] 53.8 ± 10.1 [37–70]
Gender 18 males, Two females Eight males, Five females
Affected body side Seven left side, 13 right side Five left side, Eight right side
Dominant side affected 6 (30 %) 5 (38 %)
Admitted to rehabilitation clinic in weeks poststroke 1.5 ± 0.6 [0.6–3.0] 1.7 ± 0.8 [0.4–3.0]
Discharge from rehabilitation clinic in weeks poststroke 12.4 ± 4.7 [3.9–20.3] 7.5 ± 2.8 [3.7–13.1]
NIHSSa values week 12 poststroke 3.6 ± 2.7 [1–11] 0.08 ± 0.3 [0–1]
  1. Data are reported as mean ± SD [minimal value, maximal value] unless otherwise stated
  2. aNational Institutes of Health Stroke Scale