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Table 4 Factors influencing respondents who want to better assess standing balance (n = 293)

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

“What has influenced your ability to assess standing balance in the past?” n %
Lack of time 181 61.8
Lack of knowledge 130 44.4
Tools not appropriate for population 115 39.2
Tools not available 84 28.7
Sensitivity to change 81 27.6
Lack of equipment 76 25.9
Lack of consensus on what to assess 60 20.5
Low priority 41 14.0
Tools difficult to administer 35 11.9
Patient environment 4 1.4
Unaware of tools available 2 0.7
Client not interested in test 1 0.3
Patient cognition 1 0.3
Patient pain 1 0.3
Lack of personnel 1 0.3
Confidence in administering tests 1 0.3
Already doing a good job 1 0.3
Clinical relevance 1 0.3