The Short FES-I: a shortened version of the falls efficacy scale-international to assess fear of falling.

@article{Kempen2008TheSF,
  title={The Short FES-I: a shortened version of the falls efficacy scale-international to assess fear of falling.},
  author={Gertrudis Ijm Kempen and Lucy Yardley and Jolanda C M van Haastregt and G. A. Rixt Zijlstra and Nina Beyer and Klaus Hauer and Chris J. Todd},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={45-50}
}
BACKGROUND the 16-item Falls Efficacy Scale-International (FES-I) has been shown to have excellent reliability and construct validity. However, for practical and clinical purposes, a shortened version of the FES-I would be useful. OBJECTIVE to develop and validate a shortened version of FES-I while preserving good psychometric properties. DESIGN initial development of a shortened version using data from a UK survey (Short FES-I; n = 704), test of reliability and validity of the Short FES-I… CONTINUE READING
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