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Table 4 Distribution of affected ICF categories

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

  Number of instances % of total references
US NZ Spain All
b1 CHAPTER 1 MENTAL FUNCTIONS 347 23 11 381 10%
b2 CHAPTER 2 SENSORY FUNCTIONS AND PAIN 542 54 52 648 17%
b5 CHAPTER 5 FUNCTIONS OF THE DIGESTIVE, METABOLIC AND ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS 9 8 1 18 0%
b7 CHAPTER 7 NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL AND MOVEMENT-RELATED FUNCTIONS 94 7 13 114 3%
Total 1161 30%
s7 CHAPTER 7 STRUCTURES RELATED TO MOVEMENT 164 9 11 184 5%
s8 CHAPTER 8 SKIN AND RELATED STRUCTURES 20 2 4 26 1%
Total 210 5%
d2 CHAPTER 2 GENERAL TASKS AND DEMANDS 44 3 3 50 1%
d4 CHAPTER 4 MOBILITY 521 44 25 590 15%
d5 CHAPTER 5 SELF-CARE 335 137 98 570 15%
d6 CHAPTER 6 DOMESTIC LIFE 100 0 0 100 3%
d7 CHAPTER 7 INTERPERSONAL INTERACTIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS 12 8 7 27 1%
d8 CHAPTER 8 MAJOR LIFE AREAS 72 27 11 110 3%
d9 CHAPTER 9 COMMUNITY, SOCIAL AND CIVIC LIFE 48 17 12 77 2%
Total 1524 39%
e1 CHAPTER 1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY 325 74 61 460 12%
e3 CHAPTER 3 SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS 171 161 92 424 11%
e4 CHAPTER 4 ATTITUDES 25 57 19 101 3%
e5 CHAPTER 5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES 10 19 14 43 1%
Total 1028 26%