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Table 1 Main qualitative results obtained in the FIM scale

From: Do health and social support and personal autonomy have an influence on the health-related quality of life of individuals with intellectual disability?

FIM Categories Complete dependence Modified dependence No assistance
Levels 1,2 Levels 3,4,5 Level 6,7
F % ± 95%CI F % ± 95%CI F % ± 95%CI
Self-care Eating 20 12.3 ± 5 56 34.6 ± 7 86 53.1 ± 8
Grooming 25 15.4 ± 6 55 34 ± 7 82 50.6 ± 8
Bathing/showering 47 29 ± 7 62 38.3 ± 7 53 32.7 ± 7
Dressing upper body 28 17.3 ± 6 56 34.6 ± 7 78 48.1 ± 8
Dressing lower body 29 17.9 ± 6 53 32.7 ± 7 80 49.4 ± 8
Toileting 45 27.8 ± 7 63 38.9 ± 8 54 33.3 ± 7
Sphincter control Bladder 16 9.9 ± 5 37 22.8 ± 6 109 67.3 ± 7
Bowel 14 8.6 ± 4 40 24.7 ± 7 108 66.7 ± 7
Mobility Bed/chair 19 11.7 ± 5 29 17.9 ± 6 114 70.4 ± 7
Toilet 18 11.1 ± 5 31 19.1 ± 6 113 69.8 ± 7
Bathtub/shower 25 15.4 ± 6 41 25.3 ± 7 96 59.3 ± 8
Transfers Walking/wheelchair 19 11.7 ± 5 29 17.9 ± 6 114 70.4 ± 7
Stairs 23 14.2 ± 5 34 21 ± 6 105 64.8 ± 7
Communication Comprehension 24 14.8 ± 5 84 51.9 ± 8 54 33.3 ± 7
Expression 35 21.6 ± 6 79 48.8 ± 8 48 29.6 ± 7
Social cognition Social interaction 38 23.5 ± 7 80 49.4 ± 8 44 27.2 ± 7
Problem solving 65 40.1 ± 8 67 41.4 ± 8 30 18.5 ± 6
Memory 50 30.9 ± 7 70 43.2 ± 8 42 25.9 ± 7