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CDE ID C14695
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – unsupport sit scale
Variable Name BBSUnsprtSitScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of sitting with back unsupported but feet supported on floor or on a stool based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to sit safely and securely for 2 minutes;able to sit 2 minutes under supervision;able to able to sit 30 seconds;able to sit 10 seconds;unable to sit without support 10 seconds;

Instructions

Please sit with arms folded for 2 minutes

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Sitting with back unsupported but feet supported on floor or on a stool
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) – unsupport sit 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