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Table 2 Item Analysis of WFIRS-P items

From: Descriptive and psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Weiss functional impairment rating scale: parent report form in Iranian children

  Mean (SD) 0
(Never or not at all)
1
(sometimes or somewhat)
2
(often or much)
3
(very often or very much)
NA
(not applicable)
A Family .28 (.32)      
1 Having problems with brothers & sisters .48 (.70) 61.7 33.7 2.5 1.4 0.7
2 Causing problems between parents .22 (.48) 79.8 18.8 0.7 0.7 0
3 Takes time away from family members’ work or activities .60 (.71) 51.4 39.7 7.4 1.1 0.4
4 Causing fighting in the family .27 (.53) 76.2 21.3 1.8 0.7 0
5 Isolating the family from friends and social activities .10 (.34) 90.8 8.2 1.1 0 0
6 Makes it hard for the family to have fun together .11 (.40) 91.5 7.1 1.1 0 0.4
7 Makes parenting difficult .22 (.56) 83.3 13.5 1.4 1.8 0
8 Makes it hard to give fair attention to all family members .20 (.47) 82.6 15.2 1.8 0.4 0
9 Provokes others to hit or scream at him/her .29 (.55) 75.5 20.9 2.8 0.7 0
10 Costs the family more money .29 (.52) 74.5 22.3 3.2 0 0
B School .22 (.27)      
  Learning .49 (.57)      
1 Makes it difficult to keep up with schoolwork .58 (.79) 56.7 33.3 6.0 3.5 0.4
2 Needs extra help at school .49 (.71) 62.1 29.4 6.4 2.1 0
3 Needs tutoring .44 (.65) 63.1 31.2 4.3 1.4 0
4 Receives grades that are not as good as his/her ability .44 (.75) 67.7 24.5 4.6 2.8 0.4
  Behavior .05 (.14)      
1 Causes problems for the teacher in the classroom .11 (.40) 91.1 7.4 0.7 0.7 0
2 Receives “time-out” or removal from the classroom .05 (.24) 95.4 4.3 0.4 0 0
3 Having problems in the school yard .06 (.26) 94.3 5.3 0.4 0 0
4 Receives detentions (during or after school) .03 (.16) 97.5 2.5 0 0 0
5 Suspended or expelled from school .01 (.10) 98.9 1.1 0 0 0
6 Misses classes or is late for school .01 (.12) 98.6 1.4 0 0 0
C Life skills .50 (.37)      
1 Excessive use of TV, computer, or video games .84 (.83) 39.4 42.2 13.8 4.6 0
2 Keeping clean, brushing teeth, brushing hair, bathing, etc. 1.16 (.97) 8.9 25.9 35.1 29.4 0.7
3 Problems getting ready for school .30 (.58) 74.8 20.9 3.2 1.1 0
4 Problems getting ready for bed .45 (.67) 63.8 29.4 5.0 1.8 0
5 Problems with eating (picky eater, junk food) .66 (.83) 52.8 33.0 9.6 4.6 0
6 Problems with sleeping .37 (.66) 71.3 22.3 4.6 1.8 0
7 Gets hurt or injured .40 (.58) 63.8 33.0 2.5 0.7 0
8 Avoids exercise .16 (.46) 86.5 11.3 1.4 0.7 0
9 Needs more medical care .20 (.47) 82.3 15.6 1.8 0.4 0
10 Has trouble taking medication, getting needles or visiting the doctor/dentist .46 (.71) 64.5 28.0 5.3 1.8 0.4
D Self-concept .25 (.47)      
1 My child feels bad about himself/herself .19 (.55) 86.2 10.6 1.8 1.1 0.4
2 My child does not have enough fun .28 (.60) 77.7 18.1 3.2 0.7 0.4
3 My child is not happy with his/her life .29 (.64) 78.7 16.7 2.5 1.8 0.4
E Social activities .18 (.28)      
1 Being teased or bullied by other children .24 (.55) 80.1 16.3 2.5 1.1 0
2 Teases or bullies other children .13 (.37) 87.9 11.0 1.1 0 0
3 Problems getting along with other children .18 (.45) 84.0 14.5 0.7 0.7 0
4 Problems participating in after-school activities (sports, music, clubs) .21 (.53) 84.0 12.4 2.5 1.1 0
5 Problems making new friends .21 (.48) 81.9 16.3 1.1 0.7 0
6 Problems keeping friends .18 (.47) 85.1 12.8 1.4 0.7 0
7 Difficulty with parties (not invited, avoids them, misbehaves) .09 (.31) 92.2 7.1 0.7 0 0
F Risky activities .07 (.11)      
1 Easily led by other children (peer pressure) .33 (.57) 71.3 25.2 2.8 0.7 0
2 Breaking or damaging things .13 (.42) 89.7 8.5 1.1 0.7 0
3 Doing things that are illegal .05 (.24) 96.1 3.2 0.7 0 0
4 Being involved with the police .00 (.00) 100 0 0 0 0
5 Smoking cigarettes .00 (.00) 100 0 0 0 0
6 Taking illegal drugs .00 (.00) 100 0 0 0 0
7 Doing dangerous things .03 (.20) 97.2 2.5 0.4 0 0
8 Causes injury to others .01 (.12) 98.6 1.4 0 0 0
9 Says mean or inappropriate things .10 (.43) 92.9 5.0 1.4 0.4 0.4
10 Sexually inappropriate behaviour .00 (.00) 100 0 0 0 0
  1. WFIRS-P = Weiss Functional Impairment Rating Scale-Parent Report, SD = standard deviation