MM. Walking Speed Measurements Module

Start of MM. Walking Speed Measurements
 
If Respondent Age >= 60 »
 
   
 
MMSCHS

INTERVIEWER: Record respondent status.

INTERVIEWER: RECORD RESPONDENT STATUS.

1 Observed walking without help of another person or using
support
2 Observed walking with help of another person or using
support
3 Not observed - in wheelchair
4 Not observed - bed bound
5 Not observed - uncertain if respondent has impairment
   
 
If INTERVIEWER: Record respondent status. != 1 Observed walking without help of another person or using »
 
     
   
MMALONE

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)?

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)?

1 Yes
2 Yes but aid unavailable
3 No
     
 
If INTERVIEWER: Record respondent status. = 1 Observed walking without help of another person or using or 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)? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
MMHSS

^HSSTXT @/First, 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?

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 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?

1 No apparent restriction
2 Yes, Recent surgery
3 Yes, Injury
4 Yes, Other health condition
     
   
If 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 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? = 1 No apparent restriction »
 
       
     
MMWILL

Are you willing to do the walking test?

ARE YOU WILLING TO DO THE WALKING TEST?

1 Yes
2 No
       
     
If Are you willing to do the walking test? = 1 Yes »
 
         
       
MMSAF

INTERVIEWER: Do you feel that it is safe to continue with the walking test?

INTERVIEWER: DO YOU FEEL THAT IT IS SAFE TO CONTINUE WITH THE WALKING TEST?

1 Yes
2 No
         
 
If 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 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? = 2 Yes, Recent surgery or 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 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? = 3 Yes, Injury or 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 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? = 4 Yes, Other health condition or 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 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? was answered Don't know or 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 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? was refused or 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)? = 3 No or 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)? = 2 Yes but aid unavailable or 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)? was answered Don't know or 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)? was refused or INTERVIEWER: Do you feel that it is safe to continue with the walking test? = 2 No or INTERVIEWER: Do you feel that it is safe to continue with the walking test? was answered Don't know or INTERVIEWER: Do you feel that it is safe to continue with the walking test? was refused »
 
     
   
MMSTOP

INTERVIEWER: Stop test, for example saying: 'It would be safest to skip this test and move on to the next set of questions.

INTERVIEWER: STOP TEST, FOR EXAMPLE SAYING: 'IT WOULD BE SAFEST TO SKIP THIS
TEST AND MOVE ON TO THE NEXT SET OF QUESTIONS.

1 Press <1> and to continue.
     
 
If Are you willing to do the walking test? = 1 Yes and INTERVIEWER: Do you feel that it is safe to continue with the walking test? = 1 Yes »
 
     
   
MMAVSP

INTERVIEWER: Check availability of suitable space.

INTERVIEWER: CHECK AVAILABILITY OF SUITABLE SPACE.

1 Suitable space available
2 No suitable space
     
   
If INTERVIEWER: Check availability of suitable space. = 1 Suitable space available »
 
       
     
MMWALA

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?

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?

1 Yes
2 No
       
     
If 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? = 1 Yes »
 
         
       
MMSTRT

When I want you to start, I will say: 'Ready, begin!' @/@/INTERVIEWER: Ask the respondent to stand with both feet together at the start of the walking course. @/When the respondent is properly positioned at the start of the walking course, say: 'Ready, begin!' @/Press the start/stop button to start the stopwatch as the respondent's foot hits the floor across the starting line. @/If possible walk behind and to the side of the respondent. @/Stop timing when the respondent's foot hits the floor after @/the end of the walking course. @/@/@/Enter 1 to continue.

WHEN I WANT YOU TO START, I WILL SAY: 'READY, BEGIN!'
@/@/INTERVIEWER: ASK THE RESPONDENT TO STAND WITH BOTH FEET
TOGETHER AT THE START OF THE WALKING COURSE.
@/WHEN THE RESPONDENT IS PROPERLY POSITIONED AT THE START OF THE
WALKING COURSE, SAY: 'READY, BEGIN!'
@/PRESS THE START/STOP BUTTON TO START THE STOPWATCH AS THE
RESPONDENT'S FOOT HITS THE FLOOR ACROSS THE STARTING LINE.
@/IF POSSIBLE WALK BEHIND AND TO THE SIDE OF THE RESPONDENT.
@/STOP TIMING WHEN THE RESPONDENT'S FOOT HITS THE FLOOR AFTER
@/THE END OF THE WALKING COURSE.
@/@/@/ENTER 1 TO CONTINUE.

1..1
         
       
MMTRYA

INTERVIEWER:@|Record results of first trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question.

INTERVIEWER:@|RECORD RESULTS OF FIRST TRIAL.
@/@|@|@|ENTER TIME AT NEXT QUESTION.

1 Completed successfully
2 Attempted but unable to complete
3 Stopped by the interviewer because of safety reasons
4 Respondent refused
         
       
If INTERVIEWER:@|Record results of first trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question. = 1 Completed successfully »
 
           
         
MMWLKA

INTERVIWER:@|Record time in seconds to two decimal places.

INTERVIWER:@|RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES.

0..997
           
         
MMWALB

Now I want you to repeat the walk. Remember to walk at your usual pace, and go all the way past the other end of the course.

NOW I WANT YOU TO REPEAT THE WALK. REMEMBER TO WALK AT YOUR
USUAL PACE, AND GO ALL THE WAY PAST THE OTHER END OF THE COURSE.

1 Press <1> and to continue.
           
         
MMTRYB

INTERVIEWER:@|Record result of second trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question.

INTERVIEWER:@|RECORD RESULT OF SECOND TRIAL.
@/@|@|@|ENTER TIME AT NEXT QUESTION.

1 Completed successfully
2 Attempted but unable to complete
3 Stopped by the interviewer because of safety reasons
4 Respondent refused
           
         
If INTERVIEWER:@|Record result of second trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question. = 1 Completed successfully »
 
             
           
MMWLKB

INTERVIWER:@|Record time in seconds to two decimal places.

INTERVIWER:@|RECORD TIME IN SECONDS TO TWO DECIMAL PLACES.

0..997
             
 
If INTERVIEWER:@|Record results of first trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question. = 1 Completed successfully or INTERVIEWER:@|Record result of second trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question. = 1 Completed successfully »
 
     
   
MMPAIN

INTERVIEWER: Code if respondent has commented on pain, @/@/OTHERWISE ASK: 'Did you have pain while you were performing the walking test?'

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

1 Yes
2 No
     
   
MMRECR

^CODEFRAME @/INTERVIEWER: Record type of floor surface.

EDITOR: Code frame 43.
@/INTERVIEWER: RECORD TYPE OF FLOOR SURFACE.

1 Linoleum/tile/ wood
2 Low-pile carpet
3 Thick-pile carpet
4 Concrete
5 Others
85 Other answer - not codeable/Other answer - not codeable 1-4/Other answer - not codeable 1-4
86 Irrelevant response - not codeable/Irrelevant response - not codeable 1-4/Irrelevant response - not codeable 1-4
     
   
If EDITOR: Code frame 43. @/INTERVIEWER: Record type of floor surface. = 5 »
 
       
     
MMRECRO

INTERVIEWER: Enter other type of floor surface.

INTERVIEWER: ENTER OTHER TYPE OF FLOOR SURFACE.
       
   
MMAID

^CODEFRAME @/INTERVIEWER: Record type of aid used.

EDITOR: Code frame 43.
@/INTERVIEWER: RECORD TYPE OF AID USED.

1 None
2 Walking stick or cane
3 Elbow crutches
4 Walking frame
5 Others
85 Other answer - not codeable/Other answer - not codeable 1-4/Other answer - not codeable 1-4
86 Other answer - not codeable/Other answer - not codeable 1-4/Other answer - not codeable 1-4
     
   
If EDITOR: Code frame 43. @/INTERVIEWER: Record type of aid used. = 5 »
 
       
     
MMAIDO

INTERVIEWER: Enter other type of aid used.

INTERVIEWER: ENTER OTHER TYPE OF AID USED.
       
 
If INTERVIEWER:@|Record results of first trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question. != 1 Completed successfully and INTERVIEWER:@|Record result of second trial. @/@|@|@|Enter time at next question. != 1 Completed successfully »
 
     
   
MMCOM

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.

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.
     
   
If 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. was answered »
 
       
     
MMCOMZ

EDITOR: CODE FRAME 63 @/MMCom : ^MMCOM

EDITOR: CODE FRAME 63
@/MMCOM : details about why the walking test was not completed successfully

1 Unable to walk (safely)
2 Lack of space
3 Respondent refused
4 Interview not completed
5 Respondent in pain
85 Other answer - not codeable 01-05
86 Irrelevant response - not codeable 01-05
       
End of MM. Walking Speed Measurements