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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of PD patients and normal controls

From: On the analysis of EEG power, frequency and asymmetry in Parkinson’s disease during emotion processing

Variable PD (n = 20) NC (n = 30) Test’s value Statistical result*
Age (years) 59.05 (5.64) 58.43 (3.01) t = 0.502 p = 0.618
Gender 10 F/10 M 17 F/13 M x2 = 0.214 p = 0.686
Formal Education (years) 10.45 (4.86) 11.02 (3.24) t = −0.62 p = 0.515
MMSE (0–30) 26.90 (1.51) 27.46 (1.50) t = −1.30 p = 0.199
Hoehn and Yahr scale (I/II/III) 2.25 (0.63) - - -
Motor UPDRS score 17.05 (3.15) - - -
Duration of disease (years) 5.75 (3.52) - - -
Depression score, BDI 5.80 (2.87) 5.40 (3.71) t = 0.406 p = 0.686
EHI (1–10) 9.55 (0.76) 9.87 (0.73) t = −0.822 p = 0.415
  1. Note: Mean (standard deviations) are given. n, Total number of participants; M, Male; F, Female; MMSE, Mini Mental State Examination; UPDRS, Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale; BDI, Beck Depression Inventory; EHS, Edinburgh Handedness Inventory. *Difference is significant at the p < 0.05 level.