MM. Walking Speed Measurement

MM. Walking Speed Measurement module of ELSA 2006

item label type description
IDAUNIQ System generated Unique individual serial number
MMSCHS Question asked of interviewer Interviewer recorded respondent status
MMALONE Question Ability to walk alone
MMHSS Question Medical conditions that would preclude walking
MMWILL Question Willingness to do the test
MMSAF Question asked of interviewer Whether interviewer feels test is safe
MMAVSP Question asked of interviewer Does interviewer feel there is suitable space?
MMWALA Question Whether timed walk feels safe
MMTRYA Question asked of interviewer Results of first walking trial
MMWLKA Question asked of interviewer Results of first walking trial (time)
MMTRYB Question asked of interviewer Results of second walking trial
MMWLKB Question asked of interviewer Results of second walking trial (time)
MMPAIN Question asked of interviewer Whether pain performing walking task
MMRECR Question asked of interviewer Type of floor surface
MMAID Question asked of interviewer Type of aid used
MMCOMZ Question Why walking test not completed
MMCOM Question asked of interviewer Why walking test not completed (details)
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If age of respondent (collapsed for those aged 91 or over) >= 60 »
 
   
 
MMSCHS

Interviewer recorded respondent status

INTERVIEWER: RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS.
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If Interviewer recorded respondent status != 1. Observed walking without help of other person/using support and Interviewer recorded respondent status != 2. Observed walking with help of another person/using support »
 
     
   
MMALONE

Ability to walk alone

I WOULD LIKE TO TEST WHETHER YOU CAN WALK A VERY SHORT DISTANCE COMFORTABLY. (CAN I JUST CHECK,) ARE YOU ABLE TO WALK ALONE WITHOUT HOLDING ON TO ANOTHER PERSON (USING A WALKING STICK OR OTHER AID IF NECESSARY)?
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If Interviewer recorded respondent status = 1. Observed walking without help of other person/using support or Interviewer recorded respondent status = 2. Observed walking with help of another person/using support or Ability to walk alone = 1. Yes »
 
     
   
MMHSS

Medical conditions that would preclude walking

______, I WOULD LIKE TO ASK A FEW QUESTIONS TO CHECK IT IS SAFE TO CARRY OUT THE TEST. DO YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS FROM RECENT SURGERY, INJURY, OR OTHER HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT MIGHT PREVENT YOU FROM WALKING?
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If Medical conditions that would preclude walking = 1. No apparent restriction »
 
       
     
MMWILL

Willingness to do the test

ARE YOU WILLING TO DO THE WALKING TEST?
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If Willingness to do the test = 1. Yes »
 
         
       
MMSAF

Whether interviewer feels test is safe

INTERVIEWER: DO YOU FEEL THAT IT IS SAFE TO CONTINUE WITH THE WALKING TEST?
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If Medical conditions that would preclude walking = 2. Yes, Recent surgery or Medical conditions that would preclude walking = 3. Yes, Injury or Medical conditions that would preclude walking = 4. Yes, Other health condition or Ability to walk alone = 3. No or Whether interviewer feels test is safe = 2. No »
 
     
   
END WALKING TEST
     
 
If Willingness to do the test = 1. Yes and Whether interviewer feels test is safe = 1. Yes »
 
     
   
MMAVSP

Does interviewer feel there is suitable space?

INTERVIEWER: CHECK AVAILABILITY OF SUITABLE SPACE.
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If Does interviewer feel there is suitable space? = 1. Suitable space available »
 
       
     
MMWALA

Whether timed walk feels safe

THIS IS OUR WALKING COURSE. I WANT YOU TO WALK TO THE OTHER END OF THE COURSE AT YOUR USUAL WALKING PACE, JUST AS IF YOU WERE WALKING DOWN THE STREET TO GO TO THE SHOPS. WALK ALL THE WAY PAST THE OTHER END OF THE TAPE BEFORE YOU STOP. INTERVIEWER: DEMONSTRATE THE WALK FOR THE RESPONDENT. (I WILL WALK WITH YOU.) DO YOU FEEL THIS WOULD BE SAFE?
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If Whether timed walk feels safe = 1. Yes »
 
         
       
MMTRYA

Results of first walking trial

INTERVIEWER:RECORD RESULTS OF FIRST TRIAL. ENTER TIME AT NEXT QUESTION.
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MMWLKA

Results of first walking trial (time)

INTERVIEWER: RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES.
         
       
MMTRYB

Results of second walking trial

INTERVIEWER:RECORD RESULT OF SECOND TRIAL. ENTER TIME AT NEXT QUESTION.
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MMWLKB

Results of second walking trial (time)

INTERVIEWER:RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES.
         
 
If Results of first walking trial = 1. Completed successfully or Results of second walking trial = 1. Completed successfully »
 
     
   
MMPAIN

Whether pain performing walking task

INTERVIEWER: CODE IF RESPONDENT HAS COMMENTED ON PAIN, OTHERWISE ASK: 'DID YOU HAVE PAIN WHILE YOU WERE PERFORMING THE WALKING TEST?'
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MMRECR

Type of floor surface

INTERVIEWER: RECORD TYPE OF FLOOR SURFACE.
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MMAID

Type of aid used

INTERVIEWER: RECORD TYPE OF AID USED.
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Else If Results of first walking trial != 1. Completed successfully and Results of second walking trial != 1. Completed successfully »
 
     
   
MMCOM

Why walking test not completed (details)

INTERVIEWER: PROVIDE DETAILS ABOUT WHY THE WALKING TEST WAS NOT COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY, I.E. WHY IT WAS STOPPED FOR SAFETY REASONS, REFUSED, OR NOT COMPLETED.
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MMCOMZ

Why walking test not completed

EDITOR: CODE FRAME 38 MMCOM : ______
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If AGE >= 60 »

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MMSCHS
Interviewer recorded respondent status

INTERVIEWER: RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS.
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1. Observed walking without help of other person/using support
2. Observed walking with help of another person/using support
3. Not observed - in wheelchair
4. Not observed - bed bound
5. Not observed - uncertain if respondent has impairment

If Interviewer recorded respondent status (MMSCHS) != 1. Observed walking without help of other person/using support and Interviewer recorded respondent status (MMSCHS) != 2. Observed walking with help of another person/using support »

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MMALONE
Ability to walk alone

I WOULD LIKE TO TEST WHETHER YOU CAN WALK A VERY SHORT DISTANCE COMFORTABLY. (CAN I JUST CHECK,) ARE YOU ABLE TO WALK ALONE WITHOUT HOLDING ON TO ANOTHER PERSON (USING A WALKING STICK OR OTHER AID IF NECESSARY)?
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1. Yes
2. Yes but aid unavailable
3. No

If Interviewer recorded respondent status (MMSCHS) = 1. Observed walking without help of other person/using support or Interviewer recorded respondent status (MMSCHS) = 2. Observed walking with help of another person/using support or Ability to walk alone (MMALONE) = 1. Yes »

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MMHSS
Medical conditions that would preclude walking

______, I WOULD LIKE TO ASK A FEW QUESTIONS TO CHECK IT IS SAFE TO CARRY OUT THE TEST. DO YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS FROM RECENT SURGERY, INJURY, OR OTHER HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT MIGHT PREVENT YOU FROM WALKING?
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1. No apparent restriction
2. Yes, Recent surgery
3. Yes, Injury
4. Yes, Other health condition

| |  If Medical conditions that would preclude walking (MMHSS) = 1. No apparent restriction »

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MMWILL
Willingness to do the test

ARE YOU WILLING TO DO THE WALKING TEST?
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1. Yes
2. No

| | |  If Willingness to do the test (MMWILL) = 1. Yes »

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MMSAF
Whether interviewer feels test is safe

INTERVIEWER: DO YOU FEEL THAT IT IS SAFE TO CONTINUE WITH THE WALKING TEST?
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1. Yes
2. No

If Medical conditions that would preclude walking (MMHSS) = 2. Yes, Recent surgery or Medical conditions that would preclude walking (MMHSS) = 3. Yes, Injury or Medical conditions that would preclude walking (MMHSS) = 4. Yes, Other health condition or Ability to walk alone (MMALONE) = 3. No or Whether interviewer feels test is safe (MMSAF) = 2. No »

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END WALKING TEST
END WALKING TEST

If Willingness to do the test (MMWILL) = 1. Yes and Whether interviewer feels test is safe (MMSAF) = 1. Yes »

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MMAVSP
Does interviewer feel there is suitable space?

INTERVIEWER: CHECK AVAILABILITY OF SUITABLE SPACE.
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1. Suitable space available
2. No suitable space

| |  If Does interviewer feel there is suitable space? (MMAVSP) = 1. Suitable space available »

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MMWALA
Whether timed walk feels safe

THIS IS OUR WALKING COURSE. I WANT YOU TO WALK TO THE OTHER END OF THE COURSE AT YOUR USUAL WALKING PACE, JUST AS IF YOU WERE WALKING DOWN THE STREET TO GO TO THE SHOPS. WALK ALL THE WAY PAST THE OTHER END OF THE TAPE BEFORE YOU STOP. INTERVIEWER: DEMONSTRATE THE WALK FOR THE RESPONDENT. (I WILL WALK WITH YOU.) DO YOU FEEL THIS WOULD BE SAFE?
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1. Yes
2. No

| | |  If Whether timed walk feels safe (MMWALA) = 1. Yes »

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MMTRYA
Results of first walking trial

INTERVIEWER:RECORD RESULTS OF FIRST TRIAL. ENTER TIME AT NEXT QUESTION.
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1. Completed successfully
2. Attempted but unable to complete
3. Stopped by the interviewer because of safety reasons
4. Respondent refused

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MMWLKA
Results of first walking trial (time)

INTERVIEWER: RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES.

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MMTRYB
Results of second walking trial

INTERVIEWER:RECORD RESULT OF SECOND TRIAL. ENTER TIME AT NEXT QUESTION.
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1. Completed successfully
2. Attempted but unable to complete
3. Stopped by the interviewer because of safety reasons
4. Respondent refused

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MMWLKB
Results of second walking trial (time)

INTERVIEWER:RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES.

If Results of first walking trial (MMTRYA) = 1. Completed successfully or Results of second walking trial (MMTRYB) = 1. Completed successfully »

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MMPAIN
Whether pain performing walking task

INTERVIEWER: CODE IF RESPONDENT HAS COMMENTED ON PAIN, OTHERWISE ASK: 'DID YOU HAVE PAIN WHILE YOU WERE PERFORMING THE WALKING TEST?'
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1. Yes
2. No

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MMRECR
Type of floor surface

INTERVIEWER: RECORD TYPE OF FLOOR SURFACE.
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1. Yes - recoded post-interview from other please specify
2. No - unable to recode, original answer

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MMAID
Type of aid used

INTERVIEWER: RECORD TYPE OF AID USED.
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1. Yes - recoded post-interview from other please specify
2. No - unable to recode, original answer

Else If Results of first walking trial (MMTRYA) != 1. Completed successfully and Results of second walking trial (MMTRYB) != 1. Completed successfully »

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MMCOM
Why walking test not completed (details)

INTERVIEWER: PROVIDE DETAILS ABOUT WHY THE WALKING TEST WAS NOT COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY, I.E. WHY IT WAS STOPPED FOR SAFETY REASONS, REFUSED, OR NOT COMPLETED.
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0. Not mentioned
1. Mentioned

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MMCOMZ
Why walking test not completed

EDITOR: CODE FRAME 38 MMCOM : ______
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0. Not mentioned
1. Mentioned

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