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Table 1 Original and added equivalent items of the physical function subscale used in pretesting the preliminary version in FM patients (n = 30)

From: Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a Bengali version of the modified fibromyalgia impact questionnaire

# Item Impairment No impairment**
1 Do shopping? 22 (73,3%) 8 (26.7%)
2 Do laundry with washer and dryer? 1 (3.3%) 29 (96.7%)
2.1* Wash clothes? 29 (96.7%) 1 (3.3%)
2.2* Operate sewing machine by hand? 4 (13.3%) 26 (86.7%)
3 Prepare meals? 29 (96.7%) 1 (3.3%)
4 Wash dishes/ cooking utensils by hand? 27 (90%) 3 (30%)
5 Vacuum a rug? 1 (3.3%) 29 (96.7%)
5.1* Sweep floor with a broom? 28 (93.3%) 2 (6.7%)
5.2* Pray in usual way? 28 (93.3%) 2 (6.7%)
6 Make beds? 30 (100%) 0 (0%)
6.1* Sew with needle and thread? 7 (23.3%) 23 (76.7%)
7 Walk several blocks? 0 (0%) 30 (100%)
7.1* Walk more than 1 km? 21 (70%) 9 (30%)
8 Visit friends or relatives? 24 (80%) 6 (20%)
9 Do yard work? 0 (0%) 30 (100%)
9.1* Clean (including sweeping) the yard? 13 (43.3%) 17 (56.7%)
9.2* Work in the field? 0 (0%) 30 (100%)
9.3* Work in garden in front of your house? 4 (13.3%) 26 (86.7%)
10 Drive a car? 0 (0%) 30 (100%)
10.1* Dress vegetable with the help of a ‘boti’? 30 (100%) 0 (0%)
11 Climb stairs? 28 (93.3%) 2 (6.7%)
11.1* Climb up the ‘ghat’? 7 (23.3%) 23 (76.7%)
  1. *Added equivalent items; **Occasionally or never. Note: a Boti is a special cutting instrument that is bent upwards. A Ghat is the modified bank of a river or pond used for washing, ablution etc.