Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the study population (n=179)

Mean age44.5 years (SD=15, range 15–80)
Male:female110:69
Mean length of stay78 days (SD=64, range 12–469)
DiagnosisNoPercentage
  Acquired brain injury13978
   Cerebrovascular accident88 (67%)
   Traumatic26 (21%)
   Anoxic14 (7%)
   Other, eg, inflammatory11 (5%)
 Spinal cord injury2011
 Peripheral nerve condition (eg, Guillain–Barré syndrome, critical illness neuropathy)158
 Other53