Table 3

Results

Normal controlsIdiopathic
Parkinson’s Disease
Cerebellar diseasep Value
No of cases352712
Mean (SD) age (y )66 (15)71 (11)42 (15)<0.001
Sex (M:F)10:2513:148:4NS
Mean (SD) kinesia score (keys/min)182 (36)107 (28)86 (28)<0.001
Mean (range) akinesia time (s/min)0.0 (0.0–0.00)0.99 (0.00–4.8)1.07 (0.00–24.4)0.003
Median inco-ordination3-150 score (25th–75th %tile)0.54 (0.31–0.82)0.84 (0.44–2.22)5.12 (3.36–10.55)0.002
Median dysmetria3-150 score (25th–75th %tile)4.2 (2.6–12.6)6.1 (3.2–12.2)13.9 (9.4–20.9)0.003
Post hoc Tukey’s honestly significant difference test
Age Kinesia score Akinesia time Inco-ordination score Dysmetria score
PD<NC, p<0.001PD>NC, p=0.005
CB<NC, p<0.001CB<NC, p<0.001CB < NC, p=0.003CB>NC, p<0.001CB>NC, p=0.002
CB<PD, p<0.001CB<PD, p<0.03CB>PD, p<0.001CB>PD, p<0.001
  • 3-150 Normalised using a Loge transformation. PD=Parkinson’s disease; CB=cerebellar dysfunction; NC=normal controls.