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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Exergames versus self-regulated exercises with instruction leaflets to improve adherence during geriatric rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial

  GameUp N = 26 Control N = 28 Between-group difference p-value
Age, median (IQR) 73.8 (67.9–79.1) 74.3 (66.1–79.3) 0.74a
Gender female, N (%) 9 (35) 16 (57) 0.11b
Diagnosis, N (%)
 Musculoskeletal post-surgery 12 (46) 12 (43) 0.75b
 Musculoskeletal 8 (31) 6 (21)  
 Internal medicine post-surgery 4 (15) 7 (25)  
 Internal medicine 2 (8) 3 (11)  
Multimorbidity CIRS 14–56, median (IQR) 11 (7.3–16.5) 11 (7.0–13.3) 0.42a
Cognition MMSE 0–30, median (IQR) 28 (28–29) 28 (28–30) 0.65a
Balance BBS 0–56, median (IQR) 49 (37.5–53.0) 48 (36.50–53.2) 0.99a
Fear of falling FES, median (IQR) 21.0 (17.2–24.7) 21.5 (17.0–27.0) 0.92a
Walking balance (mean Lyapunov, SD) 1.431 (0.221) 1.395 (0.157) 0.70c
  1. IQR interquartile range, CIRS Cumulative Illness Rating Scale, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, BBS Berg Balance Scale, SD standard deviation, FES Falls Efficacy Scale
  2. aMann-Whitney U test; bχ2 test; cindependent samples t-test