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Field Value
CDE ID C14698
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – unsupport stand closed eyes scale
Variable Name BBSUnSprtStndScaleClsdEyesScl
Definition

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

Description

able to stand 10 seconds safely;able to stand 10 seconds with supervision;able to stand 3 seconds;unable to keep eyes closed 3 seconds but stays safely;needs help to keep from falling;

Instructions

Please close your eyes and stand still for 10 seconds

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Standing unsupported with eyes closed
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 stand closed eyes 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