Table 4.

Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) Item Scores and Changes in Scores After Rehabilitationa

  • a ME=median; IQR=interquartile range; %N=percentages of participants achieving minimum item score (Min), achieving maximum item score (Max), with improved item score, and with no change in item score after rehabilitation; SRM=standardized response mean; CI=confidence interval; CoM=center of mass; ROM=range of motion; FR=functional reach; EO=eyes open; EC=eyes closed; TUG=Timed “Up & Go” Test.

  • b Significant difference between value before rehabilitation and value after rehabilitation at P<.01.

  • c This item was used to evaluate both right and left sides, but only data for the right side are presented because of similar scores for both sides.