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Table 3 Percentages of the ADHD group (N = 25) and control group (N = 23) with the indicated motor problems on the MFNU subtests and comparison of the two groups

From: Motor regulation problems and pain in adults diagnosed with ADHD

  Motor problem scores of 1 or 2  
MFNU subtests   ADHD Control   p value Mann–Whitney U
% Median % Median
01. Dynamic balance-2 legs 56.0 1 13.0 0 .004 407.5
02. Dynamic balance-1 leg 76.0 2 37.4 0 .000 440.5
03. Diadochokinesis-right 68.0 2 17.3 0 .000 452.5
04. Diadochokinesis-left 80.0 2 34.7 0 .000 459.5
05. Reciprocal coordination 76.0 2 17.3 0 .000 478.5
06. Thumb movement 72.0 2 26.1 0 .002 422.5
07. Walking 56.0 1 17.4 0 .005 404.5
08. Lifting the arms 88.0 2 39.1 0 .000 443.0
09. Lifting the legs 84.0 2 21.7 0 .000 462.0
10. “Flying” 36.0 0 13.0 0 .102 347.5
11. Palpation 96.0 1 52.2 0 .000 473.5
12. Passive abduction-r. hip 84.0 2 26.1 1 .000 458.5
13. Passive abduction-l. hip 84.0 2 25.7 0 .000 464.0
14. Passive movement-r. foot 84.0 2 17.2 0 .000 481.0
15. Passive movement-l. foot 84.0 2 17.4 0 .000 471.0
16. Synkinesis 60.0 2 26.0 0 .027 383.5
  1. Scoring: 0, ‘No problems’; 1, ‘Moderate problems’; 2, ‘Severe problems’.