Skip to main content

Table 3 Summary of linking the nine most frequently used assessment tools to the ICF

From: Comparison of content and psychometric properties for assessment tools used for brain tumor patients: a scoping review

  KPS MMSE EORTC QLQ-C30 EORTC QLQ-BN20 FIM TMT BI FACT-BR SF-36
N of meaningful concepts 32 11 42 22 19 NA 32 63 62
N of categories identified 71 18 52 29 31 16 39 66 72
N of unique categories identified 22 15 39 19 29 16 22 52 27
Perspective Desc Desc Appr Appr Dep Desc Dep Appr Appr
Categorization    Int Int     Int Int
Body functions          
2nd level   4 9 7 3 6 2 16 4
3d and 4th level   10 6 6   1   5  
Body structures          
2nd level         2  
Activities and participation 1         1
1st level 1   5      2 4
2nd level 4   15 5 20 9 8 17 6
3d level   1 4 1 3   5 1 12
Environmental factors          
2nd level 13 9    1   7   
3d level 3         
Not classified          
Nc-health condition 6    2     2  
Nc-Quality of life    1 2     13 5
Nd-general health    1      2 6
Nd-physical health    3      1 2
Nd-mental health          2
Nd-disability 2         
Personal factors 1        1 2
  1. Desc, descriptive; Dep, dependency; Appr, appraisal; Int, intensity; NC, not covered; ND, not definable