Table 5

Frequency analysis of chosen internal or external perspective in the Imaprax-G questionnaire at both measurement events
Imaprax gestures Right handed patients with hemiparesis right (dominant side affected) N = 26 Right handed patients with hemiparesis left (non-dominant side affected) N = 28 Left handed patients with hemiparesis right (non-dominant side affected) N = 4 Multiple Sclerosis group N = 7 Parkinson’s disease group N = 8
1 To beckon somebody Internal 5/5 8/9 2/2 2/1 4/4
External 21/20 20/19 2/2 5/6 4/4
2 To cut something Internal 11/11 13/15 3/4 3/2 6/4
External 15/14 15/13 1/0 4/5 2/4
3 To write something Internal 8/8 14/15 3/4 2/3 4/5
External 18 17 14/13 1/0 5/4 4/3
4 To brush one’s teeth Internal 4/5 7/8 1/2 3/2 3/3
External 22 20 21/20 3/2 4/5 5/6
5 To cock a snook Internal 4/6 9/8 2*/3 2/2 3/3
External 22/19 19/20 1/1 5/5 5/5
6 To applaud somebody Internal 9/8 13/14 4/4 4/2 3/3*
External 17/17 15/14 0/0 3/5 5/4*
Imaprax-G visual 3.01 (3.8) 3.0 (3.7) 30.8 (5.0) 31.1 (4.1) 33.7 (1.6)
KVIQ-G 20 visual Upper limb (30)† 25.0 (5.3) 25.0 (5.6) 25.0 (5.0) 22.0 (8.1) 25.3 (4.0)
Lower limb (40) 34.2 (7.1) 34.1 (7.5) 37.0 (3.8) 32.9 (11.6) 32.6 (6.5)
Dominant side (35) 28.9 (7.0) 31.0 (6.2) 32.5 (2.4) 27.7 (9.6) 29.9 (5.4)
Non-dominant side (35) 30.3 (5.6) 28.2 (7.7) 29.5 (6.9) 27.1 (10.0) 28.0 (5.8)
KVIQ-G 20 kineasthetic Upper limb (30) 23.4 (7.4) 21.1 (7.3) 15.5 (7.4) 18.0 (9.9) 25.0 (4.1)
Lower limb (40) 31.7 (10.0) 29.4 (9.4) 20.0 (9.8) 24.9 (13.0) 33.4 (5.5)
Dominant side (35) 26.5 (8.8) 26.4 (8.5) 17.8 (9.0) 21.4 (11.2) 29.0 (4.7)
Non-dominant side (35) 28.7 (9.2) 24.1 (9.1) 17.8 (8.2) 21.4 (11.8) 29.4 (4.9)

Legend: The study population did not include left handed patients with a hemiparesis on the left body side (dominant side affected). Numbers represent means and standard deviations in brackets. N = sample size, † indicated maximal value, * information of one patient missing.

Schuster et al.

Schuster et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:127   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-127

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