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Table 1 Scale for the assessment and rating of ataxia (SARA) in patients with alcohol ataxia

From: Alcohol-related cerebellar degeneration: not all down to toxicity?

SARA elements AA CLDA Total
Gait 29/30 (97 %) 8/8 (100 %) 37/38 (97 %)
Stance 26/30 (87 %) 8/8 (100 %) 34/38 (89 %)
Sitting 5/30 (17 %) 0/8 (0 %) 5/38 (13 %)
Speech disturbance 10/30 (33 %) 1/8 (13 %) 11/38 (29 %)
Finger chase 15/30 (50 %) 5/8 (63 %) 20/38 (53 %)
Nose-finger test 17/30 (57 %) 5/8 (63 %) 22/38 (58 %)
Fast alternating hand movements 18/30 (60 %) 6/8 (75 %) 24/38 (63 %)
Heel-shin slide 27/30 (90 %) 7/8 (88 %) 34/38 (89 %)