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Published online 2006 Jan 27. doi:  10.1186/1746-1340-14-3

Table 6

Comparison of mean scores on balance tests between baseline and 4-week follow-up visit for participants with baseline BBS scores < 46 (n = 32).

MeasurePre-testPost-testMean differenceSignificance
Berg Balance Scale138.0 (17–45)42.5 (13–56)4.5.001
Single leg standing (R)2.4 (0–14)6.6 (0–48)4.3.015
Single leg standing (L)1.7 (0–5)3.9 (0–30)2.2.035
ABC Scale67.2 (23–99)72.8 (25–100)5.6.016

Means were compared using a paired samples t-test. For all tests, a higher score indicates better function.

1 For the Berg Balance Scale, n = 31; one patient did not perform this test at the follow-up due to an acute episode of dizziness.

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