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Table 2 Summary of data collection and equipment.

From: The MOBILIZE Boston Study: Design and methods of a prospective cohort study of novel risk factors for falls in an older population

Domain In-home interview:
Chronic conditions Medical history
Pain Pain location & characteristics (McGill Pain Map, BPI)
Falls Falls, fractures, and syncope history
Cognition Mini-Mental State Exam; Neuropsychological Battery: HVLT-R, Clock-in-the-Box, Verbal fluency, Trails A & B
Depression Depression (CESD-R)
Medications Medication Inventory (prescription and OTCs)
  Self-efficacy for self-management (CPSS; PEPPI)
Footwear Footwear/shoewear
Demographics Socio-demographic information
Behaviors Smoking, alcohol use, physical activity (PASE)
Environment Perceived neighborhood walkability; Observational environmental assessment
  Clinic Exam Equipment
  Height and weight measured Stadiometer; balance scale
Mobility performance Physical performance tests (SPPB) Stopwatch
Muscle strength Leg muscle strength (1 RM) and muscle power Keiser Leg Press
Balance Standing balance +/- divided task, Berg balance, center of pressure and sway Stop watch; Kistler force plate
Cerebral blood flow Transcranial doppler measures Doppler ultrasonography
Musculoskeletal Musculoskeletal exam; manual tender point exam Goniometers, inclinometer
Peripheral neuropathy Modified Semmes Weinstein neuropathy assessment Monofilaments
Foot disorders Foot exam, foot pressure tests MatScan Foot pressure mat, tuning fork
Blood specimens Non-fasting blood tests & DNA banking Phlebotomy equipment
Vision Vision exam Good-Lite Chart™