Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants

From: Cross-cultural adaption and validation of the German version of the Mini-BESTest in individuals after stroke: an observational study

Measures (units) n (%)
Sum 50 (100)
Gender
Female 16 (32)
Male 34 (68)
  M (SD) [95%CI]
Age (years) 64.58 (13.34) [60.79;68.37]
  n (%)
Number of strokes
One 37 (74)
Two 11 (22)
Three 2 (4)
  M (SD) [95%CI]
Time since stroke (weeks) 24.82 (104.81) [−4.97;54.61]
  n (%)
Stage
Acute 0 (0)
Subacute 28 (56)
Chronic 22 (44)
Walking aids
None 31 (62)
Walking stick 6 (12)
Walker 13 (26)
MIs (units) M (SD) [95%CI] Md (IQR) [Range]
NIHSS (0–42 points) 2.58 (2.09) [1.99;3.17] 2.00 (1.00;4.00) [0.00–7.00]
Mini-BESTest (0–28 points) 17.24 (6.71) [15.33;19.15] 17.50 (11.50;23.00) [5.00–28.00]
BBS (0–56 points) 44.78 (11.45) [41.53;48.03] 48.50 (39.00;54.75) [13.00–56.00]
TUG (seconds) 17.70 (8.73) [15.22;20.18] 16.44 (10.25;23.82) [6.25–40.08]
  1. n Number of participants, M Mean, SD Standard deviation, 95%CI 95% confidence interval, Md Median, IQR Interquartile range (25–75%), MIs Measurement instruments, NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, Mini-BESTest Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test, BBS Berg Balance Scale, TUG Timed "Up & Go"