The Balance Scale: reliability assessment with elderly residents and patients with an acute stroke.

@article{Berg1995TheBS,
  title={The Balance Scale: reliability assessment with elderly residents and patients with an acute stroke.},
  author={Katherine T Berg and Sharon Wood-Dauphinee and Jack Ivan Williams},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          27-36
        }
}
The objective of this study was to assess the reliability of the Balance Scale. Subjects were chosen from a larger group of 113 elderly residents and 70 stroke patients participating in a psychometric study. Elderly residents were examined at baseline, and at 3, 6 and 9 months, and the stroke patients were evaluated at 2, 4, 6 and 12 weeks post onset. The Cronbach's alphas at each evaluation were greater than 0.83 and 0.97 for the elderly residents and stroke patients respectively, showing… CONTINUE READING

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