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Table 1 Items in the modified Ab-I, AB-A and AB-P measures

From: Exploring the relationships between International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) constructs of Impairment, Activity Limitation and Participation Restriction in people with osteoarthritis prior to joint replacement

I items: AB-I (mod) Response categories
I1. How would you describe the pain you usually have from your joint? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
I2. How often have you had severe pain from your arthritis? Never, Occasionally, Quite Often, Most of the time, All of the time
I3. Does remaining standing for 30 minutes increase your pain? Never, Occasionally, Quite Often, Most of the time, All of the time
I4. How active has your arthritis been? Not at all, Mildly, Moderately, Severely, Extremely
I5. Have you been troubled by pain from your joint in bed at night? No nights, Occasional nights, Quite often, Most nights, Every night
I6. How long has your morning stiffness usually lasted from the time you wake up? No morning stiffness, Less than 30 minutes, 30 minutes to 1 hour, 1 to 2 hours, Over 2 hours
I7. How severe is your stiffness after first wakening in the morning? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A items: AB-A (mod)  
A1. What degree of difficulty do you have rising from sitting? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A2. What degree of difficulty do you have rising from bed? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A3. What degree of difficulty do you have sitting? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A4. What degree of difficulty do you have getting on/off toilet? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A5. What degree of difficulty do you have climbing up and down one flight of stairs? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A6. What degree of difficulty do you have dressing yourself (except socks and shoes)? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
A7. What degree of difficulty do you have washing and drying yourself? None, Mild, Moderate, Severe, Extreme
P items: AB-P (mod)  
P1. How does your joint problem restrict you having friends or relatives over to your home? Not at all, A little, Moderately, Severely, Extremely
P2. How does your joint problem restrict you visiting friends or relatives? Not at all, A little, Moderately, Severely, Extremely
P3. How does your joint problem restrict you telephoning friends or relatives? Not at all, A little, Moderately, Severely, Extremely
P4. How does your joint problem restrict you doing your usual social activities? Not at all, A little, Moderately, Severely, Extremely
P5. How much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting with friends) All of the time, Most of the time, Some of the time, A little of the time, None of the time