The ABC Scale is a questionnaire consisting of 16 items. For each item/activity, the patient should indicate how much confidence /she has in not falling or losing balance when carrying it out. The activities described take place both indoors and outdoors and are diverse. Also available in a short version (ABC-6; Cole et al., 2016)
Year: 1995 Authors: Powell et al. Disease: T2DM Outcome: Long-term complications
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Measure: Neuropathty
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Lynda Elaine Powell, Anita M. Myers. (1995) The Activities-specific Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale. The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, Volume 50A, Issue 1, Pages M28–M34
Target population: General population Focus Generic Notes Specifically for neurological and muscoletal diseases; for adults and elderly as a specific subgroup Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Yes 10.1093/gerona/50a.1.m28