Table 2

Baseline characteristics
Characteristic Randomized (n = 996)
Intervention (n = 496) Control (n = 500)
Age (years), mean (SD) 75 (13) 74 (13)
Gender, number males (%) 189 (38) 176 (35)
Diagnosis category, number (%)
  Stroke 81 (16) 79 (16)
  Other neurological conditions 19 (4) 24 (5)
  Orthopedic conditions 284 (57) 297 (59)
  Pain syndromes 24 (5) 19 (4)
  Cardiac/Pulmonary 25 (5) 23 (5)
  Other disabling impairments 63 (13) 58 (12)
Charlson co-morbidity index [34], mean (SD) 1 (1) 1 (1)

SD, standard deviation.

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Brusco et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:89   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-89

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