Table 5

Correlation between baseline scores and change scores from admission to 6 months

FM-UL (T1–T4)ARAT (T1–T4)CAHAI (T1–T4)ArmA-A (T1–T4)ArmA-B (T1–T4)
Age n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Barthel Index n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
modified Rankin Scale n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Neurological Fatigue Index n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Sensation n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
FM-UL (T1)n.s.0.400.45n.s.−0.24
ARAT (T1)n.s.0.360.52n.s.n.s.
CAHAI (T1)n.s.0.420.35n.s.n.s.
ArmA-A (T1)n.s.n.s.−0.31−0.72n.s.
ArmA-B (T1)n.s.−0.26−0.38−0.28−0.26
  • Correlation coefficient (rho) given only when significant at p<0.05 corrected for 55 multiple comparisons (p<0.0009). n.s.=not significant.

  • ARAT, Action Research Arm Test; ArmA-A, Arm Activity Measure A; ArmA-B, Arm Activity Measure B; CAHAI, Chedoke Arm and Hand Activity Inventory; FM-UL, Fugl-Meyer (upper limb).