However, none of these comparisons proved to be MCID
(CI overlapped with SEM).
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The improvement in MAL (how well) scores attained minimal clinically important difference (MCID
) between baseline and 2 weeks in only 600 repetitions group and between baseline and 4 weeks after intervention in only mCIMT, 300 repetitions, and 600 repetitions groups (see Table 2 and Figure 3).
The clinically important changes (that met the MCID
of WMFT: 1.54 to 1.6 seconds)  and larger effect size obtained across the tests only in experimental group indicated significant improvement of UE functions in participants receiving ASAP.
For the self-reported measures, 5 of 8 participants achieved the MCID
for the COPM and 3 of 8 participants achieved the least measurable difference on the ABILHAND.
The reduction we found in the posttreatment score was superior to the 18-point minimum clinically important difference (MCID
) published by Jacobson et al.
Figures 3 and 4 show the proportion of patients in the two groups whose gain in COPM performance and satisfaction exceeded the MCID
; of note, this proportion was statistically significant for both measures in the comparisons versus baseline.
Logistic regression was used to examine the association between being a smoker at baseline and achieving at least 1 MCID
on the SPADI at 4 weeks and 6 months.
L'efficacia del trattamento e stata valutata tramite l'analisi delle misure di esito, considerandone il MCID
(Minimal Clinical Important Difference - minima differenza clinicamente rilevante) (sia rispetto alla base-line che alla differenza media tra i gruppi), la significativita statistica e l'intervallo di confidenza (CI).
To express the amount of clinically important change made by the patients, we calculated the minimal clinically important difference (MCID
) of the self-report outcome measures.
The researchers were unable to identify any useful minimal clinically important differences (MCID
) to help gauge the importance of this study's particular results.
These were designated based on availability of MCID