WS. Walking Speed

WS. Walking Speed module of SHARE 2004

Start of WS. Walking Speed
 
If AGE > 75 or Health and activities = 1. WALKING 100 METRES »
 
   
 
WS001

Record respondent status

IWER: THIS IS THE START OF WALKING SPEED TEST, PLEASE RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS
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If Record respondent status != 1. Observed walking without help of another person or using support »
 
     
   
WS002

Introduction to respondent

NOW WE HAVE A DIFFERENT KIND OF EXERCISE THAT INVOLVES WALKING A SHORT DISTANCE. 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 Record respondent status = 1. Observed walking without help of another person or using support or Introduction to respondent = 1. Yes »
 
     
   
WS003

Is it safe to carry out the test

I WOULD NOW LIKE TO TEST WHETHER YOU CAN WALK A VERY SHORT DISTANCE COMFORTABLY (USING A WALKING STICK OR OTHER AID IF NECESSARY).FIRST, I WOULD LIKE TO CHECK IF 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 Is it safe to carry out the test = 1. No apparent restriction »
 
       
     
WS004

Respondent willing to do walking test

ARE YOU WILLING TO DO THE WALKING TEST?
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If Respondent willing to do walking test = 1. Yes »
 
         
       
WS005

Does respondent feel safe to continue

IWER: DO YOU FEEL THAT IT IS SAFE TO CONTINUE WITH THE WALKING TEST?
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If Is it safe to carry out the test = 1. No apparent restriction and Respondent willing to do walking test = 1. Yes and Does respondent feel safe to continue = 1. Yes »
 
     
   
WS007

Check available space for test

IWER: CHECK AVAILABILITY OF SUITABLE SPACE
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If Check available space for test = 1. Suitable space available »
 
       
     
WS010

Result of first trial

IWER: RECORD RESULT OF THE FIRST TRIAL
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If Result of first trial = 1. Completed successfully »
 
         
       
WS011

Time of first walking speed test

IWER: RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES
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WS012

Result of second trial

IWER: REPEAT WALKING SPEED TEST; RECORD RESULT OF THE SECOND TRIAL
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If Result of second trial = 1. Completed successfully »
 
           
         
WS013

Time of second walking speed test

IWER: RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES
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WS014

Did the respondent have comment on pain

IWER: CODE IF RESPONDENT HAS COMMENTED ON PAIN, OTHERWISE ASK:DID YOU HAVE PAIN WHILE YOU WERE PERFORMING THE WALKING TEST?
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WS015

Record type of floor surface

IWER: RECORD TYPE OF FLOOR SURFACE
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WS017

Type of aid used during test

IWER: RECORD TYPE OF AID
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End of WS. Walking Speed