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Table 4 Relative and absolute test-retest reliability for the BESTest (section and total scores) and Mini-BESTest, first test session

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

  ICC(1,1) 95% CI ICC(3,1) 95% CI SEM SDC 95%
Seksjon I A 0.68 0.48–0.82 0.68 0.48–0.82 1.39 3.85
B 0.70 0.50–0.82 0.71 0.51–0.83 1.39 3.85
Seksjon II A 0.49 0.22–0.69 0.53 0.27–0.72 1.72 4.78
B 0.53 0.28–0.72 0.54 0.29–0.73 1.80 4.99
Seksjon III A 0.78 0.63–0.88 0.83 0.71–0.91 1.18 3.28
B 0.77 0.60–0.87 0.82 0.69–0.90 1.29 3.58
Seksjon IV A 0.65 0.44–0.80 0.68 0.47–0.81 1.99 5.53
B 0.73 0.55–0.85 0.75 0.58–0.86 1.76 4.88
Seksjon V A 0.86 0.76–0.92 0.87 0.77–0.93 1.17 3.23
B 0.85 0.55–0.92 0.85 0.75–0.92 1.23 3.40
Seksjon VI A 0.83 0.71–0.91 0.85 0.73–0.92 1.42 3.93
B 0.82 0.69–0.90 0.82 0.69–0.90 1.63 4.51
BESTest total score A 0.89 0.80–0.94 0.93 0.87–0.96 3.90 10.81
B 0.89 0.80–0.94 0.92 0.85–0.95 4.28 11.84
Mini-BESTest A 0.85 0.74–0.92 0.87 0.77–0.93 1.78 4.94
B 0.84 0.73–0.91 0.86 0.76–0.92 1.88 5.22
  1. ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, CI confidence interval, SEM standard error of measurement, SDC smallest detectable change