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Table 1 Demography and baseline characteristics of study subjects

From: Factors predicting the instant effect of motor function after subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease

Characteristics Value
Gender(male/female) 11/12
Age of onset, y 50.4 ± 8.5
Duration, y 11.3 ± 5.8
Age of surgery, y 61.7 ± 8.3
H&Y stage (off-med)
 Mild(<3) 9 (39.1%)
 Severe(≥3) 14 (60.9%)
Levodopa responsiveness, % 62.5 ± 19.3
LEDD, mg/d 999.3 ± 516.7
Dyskinesia
 No 14 (60.9%)
 Yes 9 (39.1%)
Motor fluctuations duration, y 5.4 ± 3.9
Disease subtype
 LPS 12(52.2%)
 PIGD 11 (47.8%)
Baseline UPDRSIII scores (off-med) 50.2 ± 18.2
  1. Data are expressed as numbers, with percentages in parentheses, or as means ± SE. PIGD posture instability and gait difficulty, LPS Limb-predominant symptoms; Baseline refers to “off-medication” state