Table 3

Patient characteristics

Baseline Characteristics & Assessments

Video Group

n = 20

(PD = 16, ET = 4)

Control Group

n = 21

(PD = 18, ET = 3)

p-value


Age in years

66.4 (SD 5.11)

65.90 (SD 5.47)

0.880


Sex

6 female, 14 male

5 female, 16 male

0.462


Year of first Kinetra implantation

2003

2004

0.726


MMSE [11]

28.3 (SD 0.73)

28.1 (SD 0.94)

0.347


Education

≤8 years (30%)

8-11 years (35%)

≥12 years (35%)

≤8 years (19%)

8-11 years (38.1%)

≥12 years (42.9%)

0.461


Technical Profession

Yes = 40%, No = 60%

Yes = 42.9%, No = 57.1%

0.552


Demographic characteristics of patients

Kaiser et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-4

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