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Table 2 Descriptive statistic of applied ICF-Dietetics categories in respect of medical areas

From: Towards a nationwide implementation of a standardized nutrition and dietetics terminology in clinical practice: a pre-implementation focus group study including a pretest and using the consolidated framework for implementation research

 TotalDiabetes and MetabolismGastroenterologySurgeryOncologyOthers a
Frequency of documents (n)551771597
Frequency of extracted different ICF categories (n)248 d102451025448
Percentage (%) of total concepts n = 248 4118412219
Frequency of second-level ICF categories (n)75 d3824412824
Percentage (%) of total n = 75 5132553732
Body Functions (n)32 d1415201812
Body Structures (n)5 d22331
Activities (n) b15 d101533
Participation (n) b6 d12430
Environmental Factors (n)10 d84413
Personal Factors (n) c7 d30505
  1. aOther medical areas included nephrology, pediatrics, neurology
  2. bIn contrast to the original ICF where “Activities and Participation” begins with (d), the ICF-Dietetics differentiates between “Activities (a)” and “Participation (p)” as it is also given as an alternative option by World Health Organization [58]
  3. cICF-Dietetics provides a first draft of codes covering “Personal Factors”
  4. dA concept could be used in different medical areas, thus, n is not the sum of them