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Table 3 Number of participants who met the criteria of the MDC95 and clinically important difference (CID)

From: Assessing the Stroke-Specific Quality of Life for Outcome Measurement in Stroke Rehabilitation: Minimal Detectable Change and Clinically Important Difference

Subscale MDC95 Distribution-based CID Anchor-based CID
   0.5 SD 1 SEM  
  No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Mobility 7 (9.5%) 15 (20.3%) 21 (28.4%) 21 (28.4%)
Self-care 5 (6.8%) 21 (28.4%) 21 (28.4%) 21 (28.4%)
UE function 9 (12.2%) 25 (33.8%) 25 (33.8%) 25 (33.8%)
  1. Abbreviations: MDC95, minimal detectable change at 95% confidence; SD, standard deviation; SEM, standard error of measurement; UE, upper extremity.