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Table 2 Top 20 most mentioned ICF categories (ranked in order of most to fewest mentions)

From: The impact of gout as described by patients, using the lens of The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): a qualitative study

ICF category US (n = 20) NZ (N = 10) Spain (n = 17) Total number of instances (% of participants)
Number of instances (% of participants) Median number of instances per participant Number of instances (% of participants) Median number of instances per participant Number of instances (% of participants)
b280 Sensation of pain 413 (100) 18.5 40 (100) 4 44 (88) 497 (96)
Personal factors 189 (100) 6.5 164 (100) 14 86 (82) 439 (94)
e110 Products or substances for personal consumption -- facilitator 170 (95) 7 42 (100) 4.5 32 (88) 244 (94)
d570 Looking after one’s health -- negative impacts 98 (95) 5 74 (100) 7 65 (94) 237 (96)
e355 Health professionals ++ 92 (100) 5 78 (100) 8 51 (94) 221 (98)
d570 Looking after one’s health -- positive impacts 105 (85) 5 59 (100) 3.5 28 (76) 192 (85)
d450 Walking 148 (100) 7 16 (80) 1 8 (29) 172 (70)
b126 Temperament and personality functions 126 (95) 6.5 10 (60) 1 6 (41) 142 (68)
b152 Emotional functions 117 (85) 5.5 11 (80) 1 3 (12) 131 (57)
s750 Structure of lower extremity 110 (80) 5.5 4 (20) 0 8 (35) 122 (51)
ad410 Changing basic body position 102   5   0 107
e110 Products or substances for personal consumption -- barrier 49 (75) 2 29 (90) 3 24 (65) 102 (74)
b270 Sensory functions related to temperature and other stimuli 81 (65) 2.5 12 (60) 1 7 (35) 100 (53)
d850 Remunerative employment 67 (80) 2.5 22 (100) 2 9 (41) 98 (70)
e310 Immediate family ++ 61 (65) 1 26 (70) 1 8 (41) 95 (57)
ad540 Dressing 75   3   3 81
d4 mobility 63 (80) 2 5 (30) 0 8 (29) 76 (51)
ae120 Products and technology for personal indoor and outdoor mobility and transportation 64   3   3 70
ab710 Mobility of joint functions 55   3   7 65
d920 Recreation and leisure 34 (70) 2 17 (60) 1.5 12 (41) 63 (57)
  1. awere mentioned frequently by fewer than 50% of participants