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Table 1 Levels of the Life Space Assessment

From: A Danish version of the life-space assessment (LSA-DK) – translation, content validity and cultural adaptation using cognitive interviewing in older mobility limited adults

LSA levelDuring the last four weeks have you been to…At what weekly frequency?Was equipment such as a cane or walker needed?Was assistance from a person needed?
Level 1…other rooms of your home besides the room where you sleep?1) less than once a week
2) 1–3 times per week
3) 4–6 times per week,
4) daily
1) Yes
2) No
1) Yes
2) No
Level 2…an area outside your home?1) less than once a week
2) 1–3 times per week
3) 4–6 times per week,
4) daily
1) Yes
2) No
1) Yes
2) No
Level 3…places in your neighborhood?1) less than once a week
2) 1–3 times per week
3) 4–6 times per week,
4) daily
1) Yes
2) No
1) Yes
2) No
Level 4…places outside your neighborhood?1) less than once a week
2) 1–3 times per week
3) 4–6 times per week,
4) daily
1) Yes
2) No
1) Yes
2) No
Level 5…places outside your town?1) less than once a week
2) 1–3 times per week
3) 4–6 times per week,
4) daily
1) Yes
2) No
1) Yes
2) No
  1. LSA: Life Space Assessment
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