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Table 4 Classification of outcome measures using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)

From: A protocol for the methodological steps used to evaluate the alignment of rehabilitation services in the Western Cape, South Africa with the National Rehabilitation Policy

Instruments Domains Personal factors Environmental factors Body function Activity Participation
Self-developed questionnaire
 Personal characteristics - Age X     
- Gender X     
- Marital status X     
- Educational level X     
- Ethnicity X     
 Health status - Time since health event X     
- Recurrence of health event X     
- Co-morbidity X     
- Assistive gait devices X     
-Living conditions and basic needs X     
 Environmental factors questionnaire - Access to health facility
-Environmental hazards
-Satisfaction of care
Self-report questionnaires
 Impairment data gathering sheet - Severity of health event
-Documented impairments
 Activity measure, - Functional ability     X  
 Zambian questionnaire - Functional abilities and participation     X X
 EQ-5D (Quality of life) - Health-related quality of life      X
  1. ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, EQ-5D EuroQol Quality of Life Scale