Table 1

Baseline characteristics of participants

Characteristic of participantsn=20
Age (years), mean (SD)8.7 (2.4)
Gender (males), n (%)11 (55)
Gestation (premature), n (%)18 (90)
Type of cerebral palsy, n (%)
 Hemiplegia8 (40)
 Diplegia10 (50)
 Quadriplegia2 (10)
Education class, n (%)
 Regular11 (55)
 Resource6 (30)
 Special3 (15)
GMFCS, n (%)
 Levels I and II17 (85)
 Level III3 (15)
MACS, n (%)
 Levels I and II17 (85)
 Level III3 (15)
Physiotherapy service (hours per week), mean (SD)1.0 (0.7)
  • GMFCS, Gross Motor Function Classification System; MACS, Manual Ability Classification System.