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Table 2 The locomotor capabilities index (LCI) item scores (n = 144)

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

    % %
Items* Mean (SD) Median Highest score Lowest score
Basic activities     
1. Get up from a chair 2.9 (0.5) 3 91 0.7
2. Walk indoors 2.7 (0.6) 3 82 1.4
3. Walk outside 2.3 (1.1) 3 63 13
4. Go up stairs, handrail 2.4 (0.9) 3 65 9.0
5. Go down stairs 2.4 (0.9) 3 65 9.0
6. Step up sidewalk curb 2.2 (1.1) 3 63 16
7. Step down sidewalk curb 2.2 (1.1) 3 63 16
LCI – Basic 17.1 (5.5) 21 54 0.7
Advanced activities     
1. Pick up object from floor 2.0 (1.3) 3 63 26
2. Get up from floor 1.6 (1.3) 1 42 26
3. Walk outside 1.8 (1.3) 2 44 26
4. Outside in bad weather 1.6 (1.3) 2 42 35
5. Go up stairs without handrail 1.2 (1.2) 1 26 40
6. Go down stairs without handrail 1.2 (1.2) 1 26 40
7. Walk while carrying an object 1.7 (1.4) 3 51 38
LCI – Advanced 11.3 (7.8) 12 23 12
LCI – Total 28.5 (12.5) 33 23 0.7
  1. *Each item has 4 score levels ranging from 0 (worst) to 3 (best); each LCI score (basic, advanced and total) is the sum of item scores