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Table 7 Environmental Factors (e): 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
e110 Products or substances for personal consumption Yes Yes
e115 Products and technology for personal use in daily living Yes Yes
e120 Products and technology for personal indoor and outdoor mobility and transportation Yes Yes
e125 Products and technology for communication Yes Yes
e130 Products and technology for education   Yes
e135 Products and technology for employment Yes  
e150 Design, construction and building products and technology of buildings for public use Yes Yes
e155 Design, construction and building products and technology of buildings for private use Yes Yes
e160 Products and technology of land development Yes Yes
e165 Assets Yes Yes
e210 Physical geography   Yes
e225 Climate Yes Yes
e310 Immediate family Yes Yes
e315 Extended family Yes Yes
e320 Friends Yes Yes
e325 Acquaintances, peers, colleagues, neighbours and community members Yes Yes
e330 People in positions of authority Yes  
e340 Personal care providers and personal assistants Yes Yes
e345 Strangers Yes Yes
e350 Domesticated animals Yes Yes
e355 Health professionals Yes Yes
e360 Other professionals No No
e410 Individual attitudes of immediate family members Yes Yes
e420 Individual attitudes of friends Yes Yes
e425 Individual attitudes of acquaintances, peers, colleagues, neighbors and community members Yes Yes
e430 Individual attitudes of people in positions of authority   Yes
e445 Individual attitudes of strangers Yes Yes
e450 Individual attitudes of health professionals   Yes
e460 Societal attitudes Yes Yes
e465 Social norms, practices and ideologies Yes  
e510 Services, systems and policies for the production of consumer goods Yes Yes
e515 Architecture and construction services, systems and policies Yes  
e540 Transportation services, systems and policies Yes  
e555 Associations and organizational services, systems and policies Yes Yes
e560 Media services, systems and policies Yes Yes
e565 Economic services, systems and policies   Yes
e570 Social security services, systems and policies Yes Yes
e575 General social support services, systems and policies Yes Yes
e580 Health services, systems and policies Yes Yes
e590 Labor and employment services, systems and policies Yes Yes
  1. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) categories of the ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis are shown in bold typeface.