Table 4

Participants' reporting of ICF categories: Body Functions (b) and Body Structures (s)

ICF code

ICF category title

Number of linked concepts


ICF categories of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for CWP

b122

Global psychosocial functions

-

b126

Temperament and personality functions

38

b130

Energy and drive functions

51

b134

Sleep function

13

b140

Attention functions

14

b147

Psychomotor function

-

b152

Emotional functions

42

b1602

Content of thought

-

b164

Higher-level cognitive functions

-

b180

Experience of self and time functions

2

b260

Proprioceptive function

-

b265

Touch function

17

b270

Sensory functions related to temperature and other stimuli

8

b280

Sensation of pain

159

b430

Haematological system functions

-

b455

Exercise tolerance functions

18

b640

Sexual functions

-

b710

Mobility of joint functions

11

b730

Muscle power functions

19

b735

Muscle tone functions

2

b740

Muscle endurance functions

-

b760

Control of voluntary movement functions

1

b780

Sensations related to muscles and movement functions

40

s770

Additional musculoskeletal structures related to movement

1

Additional ICF categories

b114

Orientation functions

2

b144

Memory functions

32

b210

Seeing functions

5

b220

Sensations associated with the eye and adjoining structures

4

b230

Hearing functions

12

b240

Sensations associated with hearing and vestibular function

8

b250

Taste function

4

b255

Smell function

2

b420

Blood pressure functions

6

b440

Respiration functions

2

b450

Additional respiratory functions

1

b460

Sensations associated with cardiovascular and respiratory functions

11

b510

Ingestion functions

6

b515

Digestive functions

3

b525

Defecation functions

10

b535

Sensations associated with the digestive system

3

b620

Urination functions

19

b650

Menstruation functions

2

b770

Gait pattern functions

2

b810

Protective functions of the skin

1

b820

Repair functions of the skin

1

b830

Other functions of the skin

2

b840

Sensations related to the skin

1


ICF, International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health; CWP, chronic widespread pain.

Hieblinger et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009 11:R67   doi:10.1186/ar2696

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