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CDE ID C14704
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – alternate foot step up scale
Variable Name BBSAltFtStepUpScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of placing alternate foot on step or stool while standing unsupported based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to stand independently and safely and complete 8 steps in 20 seconds;able to stand independently and complete 8 steps in > 20 seconds;able to complete 4 steps without aid with supervision;able to complete > 2 steps needs minimal assist;needs assistance to keep from falling/unable to try;

Instructions

Place each foot alternately on the step/stool. Continue until each foot has touched the step/stool four times.

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Place alternate foot on step or stool while standing unsupported
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) – alternate foot step up 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