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Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

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However, when the current results were examined, we found no relationship between the age at first onset of symptom and FAC, Hoffer Ambulation Scale levels (p>0.05), and Barthel Index scores (p=0.772, r=-0.049), showing the functional levels.
The two variables, NIHSS score > 9 and Barthel Index < 17, were applied to conduct statistical comparison, and the results showed significant statistical differences (p value < 0.001).
Disability in Stroke Cases as per Barthel Index and Homocysteine Level Barthel Index No.
I valori assoluti, percentuali e l'OR calcolati per ogni singola scala di misura sono riassunti nella tabella 3, dalla quale e possibile evincere che le scale piu conosciute ed utilizzate sono quelle piu applicabili trasversalmente al tipo di patologia ed al setting di trattamento: l'esame muscolare, Il ROM, la VAS e il Barthel index, in linea con lo studio di Haigh (2001).
With participants seated in the simulator, a single data collector collected all data using the Barthel Index (function), VDS (pain intensity in nonmalignant pain), MAS (muscle tone), and SPS (posture).
To the best of our knowledge, little is known about the sensitivity to changes in either the Extended Barthel Index or the Barthel Index [24].
Outcomes were assessed at 7 days and 3 months using the Barthel index and Glasgow outcome scale.
Function was measured at admission and discharge using the Barthel Index tool.
The objective of the study is to evaluate disability and functional dependency comparing the scores obtained using the Barthel Index and the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule version 2 and relate these scores to the age adjusted - functional dependency predictor Charlson Comorbidity Index to assess the consistency of all these methods.
The following (relevant) admission-to-rehabilitation data were noted: age, gender, time poststroke, hemisphere of stroke, Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), Barthel Index, and Motricity Index.
Quinn, "Reliability (Inter-rater Agreement) of the Barthel Index for assessment of stroke survivors: systematic review and meta-analysis," Stroke, vol.