Table 7

Environmental Factors (e): patients' reporting of ICF categories (2nd level)

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


International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) categories of the ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis are shown in bold typeface.

Coenen et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2006 8:R84   doi:10.1186/ar1956

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