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Table 2 Means, standard deviations and range for BESTest (section and total scores) and Mini-BESTest for rater A and rater B, first and second measurement (n = 42)

From: Interrater and test-retest reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the BESTest and mini-BESTest in people with increased risk of falling

  Rater A Rater B
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measurement
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measurement
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measurement
2.
measurement
  \( \overline{x} \) SD Range \( \overline{x} \) SD Range \( \overline{x} \) SD Range \( \overline{x} \) SD Range
I. Biomechanical Constraints 0–15 11.7 2.5 5–15 12.0 2.4 6–15 12.0 2.6 5–15 12.5 2.5 5–15
II. Stability limits/Verticality 0–21 17.1 3.1 2–21 18.1 1.8 13–21 17.9 3.2 2–21 18.5 2.0 13–21
III. Anticipatory Postural Adjustments 0–18 11.9 3.2 4–18 12.9 2.6 6–18 12.0 3.1 4–18 13.1 3.0 3–18
IV. Postural Responses 0–18 11.8 3.7 4–18 12.9 2.6 6–18 12.0 3.1 4–18 13.1 3.0 3–18
V. Sensory Orientation 0–15 12.0 3.3 0–15 12.4 3.1 0–15 12.1 3.3 0–15 12.4 3.1 0–15
VI. Stability in Gait 0–21 14.9 4.0 4–21 15.6 3.3 6–20 15.3 4.2 3–20 15.6 3.4 5–20
BESTest total score 0–108 79.6 15.0 31–100 83.8 13.5 35–101 81.5 15.4 31–106 85.3 13.9 31–102
Mini-BESTest 0–28 18.3 5.2 1–27 19.3 4.7 3–26 18.6 5.4 1–27 19.7 4.7 1–26
  1. \( \overline{x} \)=mean, SD = standard deviation