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Table 5 Score characteristics of the CBM and other balance and mobility scales

From: Concurrent validity and reliability of the Community Balance and Mobility scale in young-older adults

  Mean (SD) Median IQR Minimum Maximum Ceiling (100%) Ceiling (90%)c
CBM (0–96 points) 64.7 (12.7) 67.0 55.0–74.0 28.0 86.0 0% 0%
FAB (0–40 points) 33.3 (4.0) 34.0 31.0–37.0 21.0 40.0 2.0% 30.6%
8-level balance (0–7 points) 5.1 (1.1) 5.0 4.0–6.0 2.0 7.0 0% 9.8%
3MTW (time; cont.)a 8.4 (2.5) 7.6 6.8–9.4 4.5 16.7 NA NA
3MTW (errors; cont.) a .97 (0.32) 0.0 0.0–2.0 0.0 7.0 N/A N/A
TUG (cont.)b 9.1 (1.8) 9.1 7.9–10.6 5.4 13.1 NA NA
Gait speed (cont.)b 128.1 (21.8) 125.0 114.0–142.0 84.3 182.8 NA NA
  1. N = 51; aData reported on 31 participants; bData reported on 46 participants;c90% of maximum attainable score; SD, Standard Deviation; IQR, Interquartile Range; CBM, Community Balance & Mobility Scale (score); FAB, Fullerton Advanced Balance Scale (score); 3MTW, 3 Meter Tandem Walk; TUG, Timed Up-and-Go test (seconds); Gait speed (cm/seconds); cont., continuous scale