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Table 1 Characteristic of the study population

From: The Locomotor Capabilities Index; validity and reliability of the Swedish version in adults with lower limb amputation

  Discriminative validity I
&
Internal consistency
Discriminative validity II Convergent validity I Convergent validity II
&
Test-retest reliability
Number of amputees 144 123 40 20
Age, mean (range) yrs 74 (40–93) 74 (40–93) 74 (41–89) 76 (41–91)
Women, n (%) 55 (38) 50 (41) 15 (38) 10 (50)
Unilateral amputees, n (%)     
   TT 110 (76) 110 (89) 40 (100) 13 (65)
   TF/KD 18 (13) 0 0 1 (5)
Bilateral amputees, n (%)     
   TT + TT/AD 14 (9.7) 13 (11)   5 (25)
   TT + TF/KD 2 (1.3) 0   1 (5)
Time from prosthetic fitting to LCI testing, mean (range) wks 38 (3–418) 38 (3–418) 20 (3–135) 91 (4–231)
  1. Data for 64 amputees from Hässleholm-Kristianstad (not available for amputees from the other 3 centers)
  2. TF, trans-femoral; KD, knee disarticulation; TT, trans-tibial; AD, ankle disarticulation