H&Y* | ANOVA | Post-hoc t tests* | Ordinal regression | |||||||
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2 | 3 | 4 | 2–3 | 3–4 | 2–4 | Trend† | Fit‡ | R-sq§ | ||

*p Values of differences in scores of patients in different H&Y stages; †a significant trend indicates that the trend differs significant from zero—that is, no trend; ‡goodness of fit: p>0.05 indicates that the model does not differ significantly from a model with a good fit; §R-sq: proportion of the variance accounted for by the model. | ||||||||||

ADL, activities of daily living; ANOVA, analysis of variance; ME, motor examination; MI, motor impairment; UPDRS, Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale. | ||||||||||

SPES/SCOPA MI | 11.1 | 13.4 | 18.7 | <0.001 | 0.11 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | 0.57 | 0.26 |

UPDRS ME | 27.7 | 31.0 | 43.1 | <0.001 | 0.51 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | 0.78 | 0.25 |

SPES/SCOPA ADL | 7.2 | 7.9 | 11.8 | <0.001 | 0.84 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | 0.33 | 0.30 |

UPDRS ADL | 13.4 | 15.0 | 21.6 | <0.001 | 0.72 | <0.001 | <0.001 | <0.001 | 0.44 | 0.26 |