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Table 1 Mean and standard deviation of the demographic characteristics and clinical assessments

From: A new postural stability-indicator to predict the level of fear of falling in Parkinson’s disease patients

  Total (N = 38) Low-FoF group (n = 10) High-FoF group (n = 28) p-value
Age (years) 60.76 (9.39) 56 (8.71) 62.46 (9.18) 0.06
Height (cm) 171.39 (5.13) 173.55 (4.12) 170.62 (5.30) 0.12
Weight (kg) 77.52 (13.12) 84.1 (8.64) 75.17 (13.75) 0.06
MoCA 21.78 (4.64) 24 (3.02) 20.96 (4.9) 0.08
HADS-total 14.88 (6.66) 11.44 (7.26) 16.1 (6.1) 0.06
 HADS-anxiety 7.91 (4.03) 6.44 (4.92) 8.44 (3.62) 0.18
 HADS-depression 6.97 (3.62) 5 (3.23) 7.67 (3.55) 0.04*
FES-I 29.13 (10.25) 17.9 (2.08) 33.14 (8.89) < 0.001**
Duration of disease (years) 7.36 (4.98) 4.2 (1.71) 8.51 (5.3) 0.02*
HY stage 2.36 (0.68) 1.6 (0.52) 2.63 (0.5) < 0.001**
PT 1.18 (0.93) 0.3 (0.48) 1.5 (0.79) < 0.001**
BBS 46.84 (5.86) 53.3 (2.41) 44.5 (4.91) < 0.001**
TUG 8.01 (1.65) 6.63 (0.73) 8.5 (1.61) 0.001**
  1. BBS Berg Balance Scale, FES-I Falls Self-Efficacy Scale-International, FoF Fear of Falling, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, HY Hoehn and Yahr, MoCA Montreal Cognitive Assessment, PT Pull Test, TUG Timed Up and Go
  2. **p-value < .01; *p-value < .05