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Table 3 Internal sensitivity to change (N = 84 service users)

From: Validation of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule in people with severe mental disorders in rural Ethiopia

  Baseline Follow-up Difference ES SRM
WHOADS sub-scale Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD   
Cognition 18.26 8.13 15.40 7.67 2.86 8.77 0.35 0.33
Mobility 12.24 5.89 11.23 5.64 1.01 5.86 0.17 0.17
Self-care 9.27 5.09 8.08 4.57 1.19 4.75 0.23 0.25
Getting along 13.89 6.28 12.10 6.23 1.80 6.77 0.29 0.27
Household activities 12.74 5.70 11.10 5.59 1.64 5.84 0.29 0.28
Work/school 12.93 5.75 11.04 5.56 1.89 5.80 0.33 0.33
Participation 24.54 10.21 22.10 9.80 2.44 9.38 0.24 0.26
Overall WHODAS 103.87 42.14 91.04 41.45 12.83 40.51 0.30 0.32
  1. SD standard deviation, ES effect size, SRM standardized response mean