GG0100C Prior Functioning - Stairs CodeGG0100C Prior Functioning - Stairs Code

SAS Name

The data in this column identifies the patient's need for assistance with internal or external stairs (with or without and a device such as cane, crutch or walker) prior to the current illness, exacerbation or injury.

Code Code value
1 Dependent - A helper completed the activities for the patient.
2 Needed Some Help - Patient needed partial assistance from another person to complete activities.
3 Independent - Patient completed the activities by him/herself, with or without an assistive device, with no assistance from a helper.
8 Unknown
9 Not Applicable