Table 2

The five functional ability indices and the respective clinical variables

Index Function/test Scale
GlobalMMSE (mini mental state examination)0–30
PsychometricIdentical forms test0–60
Bingley's visual recognition test0–12
Reaction time testExact time in seconds
BalanceRomberg's test0–60
Walking 10 m (time needed)Exact time in seconds
Walking 10 m (number of steps needed)Number of steps
ContinenceUrgency incontinence1–22-150
  • 2-150 1–2=Not present or present;

  • 2-151 1–6=normal, insecure, insecure cane, bimanual support, aided, wheelchair.