Table 4

Correlation between baseline scores and 6-month outcomes

FM-UL (T4)ARAT (T4)CAHAI (T4)ArmA-A (T4)ArmA-B (T4)
Age n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.n.s.
Barthel Index n.s.n.s.0.28n.s.n.s.
modified Rankin Scale −0.29−0.25−0.32n.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.0.22n.s.n.s.
FM-UL (T1)0.920.840.83−0.42−0.63
ARAT (T1)0.870.950.91−0.48−0.71
CAHAI (T1)0.840.880.92−0.46−0.71
ArmA-A (T1)−0.39−0.44−0.440.560.41
ArmA-B (T1)−0.53−0.58−0.610.400.71
  • 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).