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Table 3 Number of citations and content overview at ICF chapter-level of the most frequently identified multi-item measures

From: A systematic review of measures of shoulder pain and functioning using the International classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)

Cond-spec. measures (n=16) Number of citations Mental functions (b1) Sensory functions and pain (b2) Neuromuscular and movement (b7) Structures related to movement (s7) Learning and applying knowledge (d11) General task and demands (d2) Mobility (d4) Self-care (d5) Domestic life (d6) interpersonal interactions and rel. (d7) Major life areas (d8) Community, social and civic life (d9) Products and technology(e1) Natural environment and hum. ch. (e2) Support and relationships (e3)
Constant 124          
ASES 77       
UCLA 64          
DASH 51     
SST 46           
Rowe 31         
SPADI 31             
WORC 21         
SRQ 15         
SDQ 14            
OSS 11          
WOSI 8       
QuickDASH 7       
FLEX-SF 6          
Penn 5             
Walch-Duply 5             
Generic measures (n=7)                 
SF-36 46         
SF-12 9             
JCQ 8           
Nordic 7              
EQ-5D 6              
FABQ 5              
4DSQ 5             
  1. Constant = the Constant Murley shoulder score [5], ASES = the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons standardized form for assessment of the shoulder [6], UCLA = the University of California at Los Angeles shoulder rating scale [38], DASH = the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand scale [39], SST = the Simple Shoulder Test [40], SPADI = the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index [41], Rowe = a Rating sheet for Bankard repair [42], WORC = the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index [43], SRQ = the Shoulder Rating Questionnaire [44], SDQ = the Shoulder Disability Questionnaire [45], OSS = the Oxford Shoulder Score [46], WOSI = the Western Ontario Shoulder Instability Index [47] , QuickDASH = the shortened disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire [48], FLEX-SF = the Flexilevel Scale of Shoulder Function [49], Penn = the Penn shoulder score [50] , the Walch-Duplay shoulder score [51] , SF-36 = the MOS 36-item short-form health survey [52] , SF-12 = a 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey [53], JCQ = the Job Content Questionnaire [54], Nordic = the standardized Nordic questionnaires for the analysis of musculoskeletal symptoms [55], EQ-5D = a measure of health status from the EuroQol Group [56], FABQ = a Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire [57], 4DSQ = the Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire [58].