Table 2

Behavioral results for participants with aphasia
Max P02 P03 P05 P06 P07 P08
Pre-tests:
- total accuracy 74.8% 49.5% 81.2% 81.4% 88.8% 53.0%
- phonological errors 1.6% 13.1% 11.9% 9.0% 3.9% 25.9%
- semantic errors 25.8% 15.4% 47.1% 42.3% 41.4% 9.6%
WAB:
- spontaneous speech 20 18 14 17.5 18 18 17
- comprehension 200 200 111 181 199 198 166
- repetition 100 86 68 70 97 98 46
- naming/word finding 100 91 71 87 92 96 85
- aphasia quotient 100 91.4* 66.8* 84.5* 93.7* 94.6 76.8*
- classification Anomic Wernicke’s Anomic Anomic Anomic Conduction
BNT: 60 42* 24* 55 41* 55 33*
P&PT:
- three pictures 52 50 45* 52 50 50 51
- spoken word, two pictures 52 52 45* 50 52 50 48*
CAT:
- spoken comprehension 66 62 48* 56* 60 61 48*
- repetition (5 subtests) 74 60* 43* 48* 70 60* 26*
 - real words 32 30 22 26 32 29 17
 - complex words 6 4 3 4 6 6 1
 - non-words 10 6 6 6 8 5 0
- naming 58 47* 52* 53* 54* 46*
- fluency un 15 24 15 18 20
- reading 70 64 64 68 58* 57*
- spoken picture description un 13* 36 35 43 40
Possible Levels of Impairment ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form ▪ semantics to phonology and/or phonological form
▪ post-phonology
Facilitation Task Accuracy:
- total accuracy to targets 90.6% 50.6% 88.8% 96.0% 95.9% 79.9%
- to long-term targets 94% 45.9% 95.3% 100% 97.9% 81.9%
- to short-term targets 84% 60% 76% 88% 92% 76%
- to ‘no’ response fillers 100% 66.6% 66.6% 79.1% 100% 91.6%

Max = maximum raw score possible on each subtest; un = unlimited possible maximum score. * indicates score falls below normal range with reference to available normative data for the Western Aphasia Battery (“WAB”) [45], the Pyramids and Palm Trees Test (“P&PT”) [84], the Comprehensive Aphasia Test (“CAT”) [44], and in the case of the Boston Naming Test (“BNT”) with reference to Australian normative data [85].

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Heath et al. BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-13-98

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