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Table 3 Proportion of respondents who rate measures as “useful”, by practice area

From: Clinical balance assessment: perceptions of commonly-used standardized measures and current practices among physiotherapists in Ontario, Canada

  Orthopaedics (n = 171) Neurological (n = 79) Geriatric (n = 29) General rehab (n = 90)   
n % n missing n % n missing n % n missing n % n missing X 2 p
Useful for clinical decision-making               
  Single leg stance 156 91.2 8 62 78.5 3 18 62.1 5 70 77.8 3 21.7 <0.0001
  Berg 100 58.5 13 75 94.9 0 21 72.4 0 74 82.2 2 16.9 0.0007
  TUG 79 46.2 12 52 65.8 6 20 69.0 2 59 65.6 3 4.5 0.2
Useful for evaluating change over time               
  Single leg stance 145 84.8 14 57 72.2 9 14 48.3 8 65 72.2 8 15.6 0.0014
  Berg 99 57.9 18 69 87.3 5 21 72.4 4 76 84.4 8 20.7 <0.0001
  TUG 85 49.7 22 60 75.9 11 20 69.0 5 67 74.4 9 12.8 0.005