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CDE ID C14693
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – sit stand scale
Variable Name BBSSitStndScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of sitting to standing based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to stand without using hands and stabilize independently;able to stand independently using hands;able to stand using hands after several tries;needs minimal aid to stand or stabilize;needs moderate or maximal assist to stand;

Instructions

Please stand up. Try not to use your hand for support

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Sitting to standing
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
Copyright/Trademark
Previous Title Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – sit stand 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