Nine Hole Peg Test (NHPT)

Purpose of the measure

The Nine Hole Peg Test (NHPT) was developed to measure finger dexterity, also known as fine manual dexterity. It can be used with a wide range of populations, including clients with stroke. Additionally, the NHPT is a relatively inexpensive test and can be administered quickly.

Author*: Sabrina Figueiredo, BSc

Editors: Lisa Zeltzer, MSc OT; Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Elissa Sitcoff, BA BSc

Evidence reviewed as of before 09-06-2011

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools,
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.