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CDE ID C14701
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – retrieve floor object scale
Variable Name BBSRetrieveFlrObjScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of picking up object from the floor from a standing position based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to pick up slipper safely and easily;able to pick up slipper but needs supervision;unable to pick up but reaches 2=5 cm(1=2 inches) from slipper and keeps balance independently;unable to pick up and needs supervision while trying;unable to try/needs assist to keep from losing balance or falling;

Instructions

Pick up the shoe/slipper, which is in front of your feet.

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Pick up object from the floor from a standing position
Data Type Numeric values
Population Adult, Pediatric
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Domain Outcomes and End Points
SubDomain Trunk Control/Balance
CRF Module Berg Balance Scale (BBS)
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Supplemental
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Previous Title Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – retrieve floor object scale
References

Berg K, Wood-Dauphinee S, Williams JI and Gayton D. (1989): Measuring balance in the elderly: preliminary development of an instrument. Physiotherapy Canada 41: 304-311.

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Version Date 2013-06-11T00:00:00
Version Number 3