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Table 4 Body Functions (b): patients' reporting of ICF categories (2nd level)

From: Validation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis from the patient perspective using focus groups

ICF categories Reported by patients  
Code Title Open approach ICF-based approach
b126 Temperament and personality functions Yes Yes
b130 Energy and drive functions Yes Yes
b134 Sleep functions Yes Yes
b140 Attention functions Yes Yes
b147 Psychomotor functions Yes Yes
b152 Emotional functions Yes Yes
b160 Thought functions Yes Yes
b180 Experience of self and time functions   Yes
b210 Seeing functions Yes Yes
b215 Functions of structures adjoining the eye Yes  
b220 Sensations associated with the eye and adjoining structures Yes Yes
b230 Hearing functions Yes Yes
b240 Sensations associated with hearing and vestibular function   Yes
b250 Taste function   Yes
b255 Smell function   Yes
b265 Touch function Yes Yes
b270 Sensory functions related to temperature and other stimuli   Yes
b280 Sensation of pain Yes Yes
b320 Articulation functions Yes  
b410 Heart functions   Yes
b430 Haematological system functions Yes Yes
b435 Immunological system functions Yes Yes
b455 Exercise tolerance functions Yes Yes
b460 Sensations associated with cardiovascular and respiratory functions   Yes
b510 Ingestion functions Yes Yes
b515 Digestive functions Yes Yes
b520 Assimilation functions Yes  
b525 Defecation functions Yes Yes
b530 Weight maintenance functions Yes Yes
b535 Sensations associated with the digestive system   Yes
b540 General metabolic functions   Yes
b545 Water, mineral and electrolyte balance functions Yes  
b610 Urinary excretory functions   Yes
b620 Urination functions   Yes
b640 Sexual functions   Yes
b710 Mobility of joint functions Yes Yes
b715 Stability of joint functions Yes Yes
b730 Muscle power functions Yes Yes
b740 Muscle endurance functions   Yes
b760 Control of voluntary movement functions Yes Yes
b770 Gait pattern functions Yes Yes
b780 Sensations related to muscles and movement functions Yes Yes
b810 Protective functions of the skin Yes Yes
b820 Repair functions of the skin   Yes
b840 Sensation related to the skin   Yes
b850 Functions of hair   Yes
b860 Functions of nails   Yes
  1. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) categories of the ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis are shown in bold typeface.