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Linking health-status measurements to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health

Linking health-status measurements to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Linking health-status measurements to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
With the approval of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health by the World Health Assembly in May 2001, the concurrent use of both health-status measures and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health is expected. It is therefore important to understand the relationship between these two concepts. The objective of this paper is to provide a systematic and standardized approach when linking health-status measures to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. The specific aims are to develop rules, to test their reliability and to illustrate these rules with examples. Ten linking rules and an example of their use are presented in this paper. The percentage agreement between two health professionals for 8 health-status instruments tested is also presented. A high level of agreement between the health professionals reflects that the linking rules established in this study allow the sound linking of items from health-status measures to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
1650-1977
205-210
Cieza, Alarcos
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Brockow, Thomas
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Ewert, Thomas
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Kollerits, Barbara
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Stucki, Gerold
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Cieza, Alarcos
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Brockow, Thomas
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Ewert, Thomas
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Amman, Edda
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Kollerits, Barbara
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Chatterji, Somnath
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Üstün, T. Berdihan
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Stucki, Gerold
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Cieza, Alarcos, Brockow, Thomas, Ewert, Thomas, Amman, Edda, Kollerits, Barbara, Chatterji, Somnath, Üstün, T. Berdihan and Stucki, Gerold (2002) Linking health-status measurements to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 34 (5), 205-210. (doi:10.1080/165019702760279189). (PMID:12392234)

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With the approval of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health by the World Health Assembly in May 2001, the concurrent use of both health-status measures and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health is expected. It is therefore important to understand the relationship between these two concepts. The objective of this paper is to provide a systematic and standardized approach when linking health-status measures to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. The specific aims are to develop rules, to test their reliability and to illustrate these rules with examples. Ten linking rules and an example of their use are presented in this paper. The percentage agreement between two health professionals for 8 health-status instruments tested is also presented. A high level of agreement between the health professionals reflects that the linking rules established in this study allow the sound linking of items from health-status measures to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.

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Published date: September 2002
Organisations: Psychology

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Local EPrints ID: 342081
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/342081
ISSN: 1650-1977
PURE UUID: d667af25-2211-4829-951c-c8653520dfca

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Date deposited: 11 Aug 2012 12:41
Last modified: 16 Jul 2019 21:56

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Author: Alarcos Cieza
Author: Thomas Brockow
Author: Thomas Ewert
Author: Edda Amman
Author: Barbara Kollerits
Author: Somnath Chatterji
Author: T. Berdihan Üstün
Author: Gerold Stucki

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