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Table 2 Main quantitative 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 Subscales Domains Total FIM
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Self-care Eating 5.25 ± 1.85 Self-care (max. 35 points) Motor (max. 91 points) Total (max. 126 points)
Grooming 5.03 ± 2.02
Bathing/showering 4.15 ± 2.23
Dressing upper body 4.94 ± 2.06 28.30 ± 11.51
Dressing lower body 4.94 ± 2.11
Toileting 4.17 ± 2.25
Sphincter control Bladder 5.63 ± 1.85 Sphincter c. (max. 14 points)
Bowel 5.71 ± 1.76 11.31 ± 3.60 66.59 ± 23.28
Mobility Bed/chair 5.67 ± 1.92 Mobility (max. 21 points)
Toilet 5.68 ± 1.90 16.65 ± 5.68 86.65 ± 30.28
Bathtub/shower 5.27 ± 2.06
Transfers Walking/wheelchair 5.69 ± 1.87 Transfers (max. 14 points)
Stairs 5.43 ± 2.05 11.17 ± 3.93
Communication Comprehension 4.33 ± 1.77 Communication (max. 14 points) Cognitive (max. 35 points)
Expression 4.17 ± 1.89 8.62 ± 3.64
Social cognition Social interaction 4.06 ± 1.86 Social cog. (max. 21 points)
Problem solving 3.31 ± 1.89 11.09 ± 5.34 20.17 ± 10.25
Memory 3.75 ± 1.94