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This variable is contained in the following files: Inpatient Rehab Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument
Short SAS Name
_39LG
SAS Name
WLK_WC_GOAL_CD

A score indicating the desired goal for the patient to achieve to walk or use a wheelchair on a level surface at discharge.  This item indicates the most frequent mode of locomotion the patient uses - 'walk' or 'wheelchair'.

CodeCode value
01
Helper - Complete Dependence/Total Assistance (Subject less than 25%)
02
Helper - Complete Dependence/Maximal Assistance (Subject 25% or more)
03
Helper - Modified Dependence/Moderate Assistance (Subject 50% or more)
04
Helper - Modified Dependence/Minimal Assistance (Subject 75% or more)
05
Helper - Modified Dependence/Supervision (Subject 100%)
06
No Helper/Modified Independence (Device)
07
No Helper/Complete Independence (Timely, Safely)