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Table 1 The Japanese version of the simple, intuitive descriptions of the ICF categories

From: Supporting the clinical use of the ICF in Japan – development of the Japanese version of the simple, intuitive descriptions for the ICF Generic-30 set, its operationalization through a rating reference guide, and interrater reliability study

CodeTitle ENGSimple intuitive descriptions
b130Energy and drive functionsMental functions that cause self-driven activities in daily life.
b134Sleep functionsNecessary and sufficient sleep
b152Emotional functionsMental functions that control emotions appropriately
b280Sensation of painExistence of pain
b455Exercise tolerance functionsPhysical capacity needed for activities of daily living
b620Urination functionsFunctions related to urinating stably in daily life
b640Sexual functionsMental and physical functions related to the sexual act
b710Mobility of joint functionsRange and ease of movement of joints
b730Muscle power functionsMuscle strength that is required for daily living
d230Performing daily routinesPlanning and carrying out daily activities
d240Handling stress and other psychological demandsCoping with stress and/or distractions from tasks demanding responsibliity
d410Changing basic body positionChanging body position such as standing up, sitting down, lying down, and squatting
d415Maintaining a body positionMaintaining a body position such as sitting and standing
d420Transferring oneselfTransferring onself, such as moving from a bed to a wheel chair
d450WalkingWalking on level ground (including outdoors and rough roads)
d455Moving aroundMoving differently from walking such as going up and down the stairs, running, etc.
d465Moving around using equipmentMoving around by using assistive devices such as wheelchairs, walkers, etc.
d470Using transportationUsing various means of transportation to move around as a passenger
d510Washing oneselfCleaning, wiping and drying one’s whole body or body parts
d520Caring for body partsCaring for teeth, hair, beard, nails, skins, etc.
d530ToiletingManaging urination, defecation, and menstruation appropriately in daily life, including cleaning oneself afterwards
d540DressingPutting on and taking off clothes and footwear according to climatic and social conditions
d550EatingEating safely by using necessary utensils
d570Looking after one’s healthPerforming self-management activities to ensure one’s own physical and mental well-being
d640Doing houseworkDoing housework (other than cooking) that is required in one’s daily life
d660Assisting othersAssisting family members or others with their activities of daily living
d710Basic interpersonal interactionsInteracting with people in an appropriate manner, such as showing respect, warmth, and consideration of different ideas and opinions
d770Intimate relationshipsCreating and maintaining close relationships between individuals, such as between husband and wife, or lovers etc.
d850Remunerative employmentEngaging in remunerative work
d920Recreation and leisureEngaging in recreational or leisure activities