Development of a self-report physical function instrument for disability assessment: Item pool construction and factor analysis.

McDonough, Chrstine M.
Jette, Alan M.
Ni, Pengsheng.
Bogusz, Kara.
Marfeo, Elizabeth E.
Brandt, Diane E.
Chan, Leighton.
Meterko, Mark.
Haley, Stephen M.
Rasch, Elizabeth K.

Objectives: To build a comprehensive item pool representing work-relevant physical functioning and to test the factor structure of the item pool. These developmental steps represent initial outcomes of a broader project to develop instruments for the assessment of function within the context of Social Security Administration (SSA) disability programs. Design: Comprehensive literature review; gap a... read more

Disability evaluation.
People with disabilities.
Tufts University. Occupational Therapy Department.
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McDonough, Christine M., Alan M. Jette, Pengsheng Ni, Kara Bogusz, Elizabeth E. Marfeo, Diane E. Brandt, Leighton Chan, Mark Meterko, Stephen M. Haley, and Elizabeth K. Rasch. "Development of a Self-Report Physical Function Instrument for Disability Assessment: Item Pool Construction and Factor Analysis." Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 94, no. 9 (September 2013): 1653-1660. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2013.03.011.
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