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Table 2 Comparison among the three groups, regarding impulsivity

From: Right frontal stroke: extra-frontal lesions, executive functioning and impulsive behaviour

  Groups
  Frontal Extra-Frontal Net Control   
Variables Median (tertiles) Median (tertiles) Median (tertiles) X 2 p
Impulsivity Scales      
Barrat Total 58.0 (50.50-61.50) 60.0 (51.0-66.0) 56.0 (50.50-61.0) 2.512 .285
Attention 14.0 (12.50-17.0) 16.0 (13.0-19.0) 15.0 (11.0-18.0) 1.109 .574
Motor 18.0 (17.0-20.50) 19.0 (17.0-22.0) 19.0 (14.0-21.25) 2.422 .298
Lack of Planning 22.0 (19.0-26.50) 24.0 (21.0-29.0) 23.0 (20.0-26.25) 1.646 .439
ESAVI Total 93.0 (80.50-99.50) 91.0 (85.0-93.0) 88.0 (84.0-92.25) 1.515 .469
Concentration & Persist. 32.0 (22.50-39.50) 31.0 (23.0-39.0) 30.0 (22.75-34.25) 0.738 .692
Cognitive Control 33.0 (26.50-37.0) 31.0 (25.0-38.0) 32.0 (29.0-35.0) 0.195 .907
Future Planning 13.0 (10.0-15.0) 14.0 (11.0-17.0) 14.0 (11.0-16.25) 1.037 .595
Audacy & Temerity 18.0 (11.50-20.50) 15.0 (11.0-17.0) 14.50 (12.0-16.25) 2.448 .294
Behavioral Impulsivity      
DDT-Imp. Choice 0.500 (0.200-0.552) 0.492 (0.112-0.576) 0.370 (0.11-0.49) 3.521 .172
Go/No-Go-Imp. Action      
OE1000 2.0 (0-12.0) 2.0 (0-3.0) 1.0 (0-3.0) 3.592 .166
CE1000 3.0 (1.0-4.0) 2.0 (1.0-4.0) 2.0 (1.0-3.25) 1.382 .501
OE1250 2.0 (1.0-13.0) 3.0 (1.0-10.0) 1.0 (0-3.0) 7.912 .019b
CE1250 3.0 (2.0-5.50) 3.0 (1.0-4.0) 2.0 (1.0-4.0) 1.868 .393
OE1500 1.0 (0.50-3.50) 1.0 (0-5.0) 0 (0-2.25) 2.521 .284
CE1500 2.0 (1.0-5.0) 1.0 (1.0-4.0) 2.0 (0-3.0) 1.718 .423
OE1750 5.0 (1.0-13.50) 2.0 (0-7.0) 0.50 (0-1.25) 11.090 .004a
CE1750 3.0 (1.0-6.0) 1.0 (0-3.0) 2.0 (1.0-4.0) 5.214 .074b
  1. Persist Persistence, Imp Impulsivity, OE.Omission Errors, CE Comission Errors
  2. a p ≤ 0,05 comparing control and frontal lesion group
  3. b p ≤ 0,05 comparing control and non-frontal lesion group