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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (n = 30)

From: Changes in Timing and kinematics of goal directed eye-hand movements in early-stage Parkinson’s disease

  PD patients (n=15) controls (n=15)
Characteristics Mean±SD Range Mean±SD Range
Age, years* 61.1 ± 8.4 44 - 73 56.0 ± 6.4 49 - 70
Number of women** 5 (33.3%) - 9 (60%) -
MMSE score, points* 29.3 ± 0.9 27 - 30 29.7 ± 0.6 28 - 30
FAB score, points* 16.5 ± 1.4 14 - 18 16.9 ± 1.2 15 - 18
Motor section of UPDRS, points 8.9 ± 4.7 4 - 19 - -
H&Y, points 1.1 ± 0.3 1 - 2 - -
Duration of disease, years 3.7 ± 2.4 0.66 - 9 - -
  1. *Age: p = 0.070; MMSE score: p = 0.163; FAB score: p = 0.407 (Student’s t test).
  2. **Gender: p = 0.715 (Pearson χ 2 analyses).
  3. SD = Standard Deviation.
  4. MMSE = Mini-Mental State Examination.
  5. FAB = Frontal Assessment Battery.
  6. UPDRS = Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale.
  7. H&Y = Hoehn and Yahr staging.