BB0700 Expression Idea Want Code: Admission

SAS Name

The data in this column identifies the patient's ability to express ideas and wants at the time of admission. Includes verbal and non-verbal expression; excluding any language barriers.

Code Code value
1 Rarely/Never expresses self or speech is very difficult to understand
2 Frequently exhibits difficulty with expressing needs and ideas
3 Exhibits some difficulty with expressing needs and ideas (e.g., some words or finishing thoughts) or speech is not clear
4 Expresses complex messages without difficulty and with speech that is clear and easy to understand