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Table 1 Performance (Module 4000) and capacity (Module 5000) questions included in the metric analyses and included in the final version of the brief MDS

From: Measuring functioning and disability using household surveys: metric properties of the brief version of the WHO and World Bank model disability survey

Item number Questions used in the metric analyses Questions reworded in the final brief MDS version
Module 4000 – Functioning (performance)
 B4001 How much of a problem is walking a kilometer for you?  
 B4002 How much of a problem is getting where you want to go for you?  
 B4003 How much of a problem is being clean and dressed?  
 B4004 How much of a problem is toileting?  
 B4005 How much of a problem is looking after your health, eating well, exercising or taking your medicines?  
 B4006 How much of a problem is feeling tired and not having enough energy?  
 B4007 How much of a problem is coping with all the things you have to do?  
 B4008 How much of a problem is remembering to do the important things in your day-to-day life?  
 B4009 How much of a problem do you have with getting your household tasks done?  
 B4010 How much of a problem do you have with joining community activities, such as festivities, religious or other activities?  
 B4011 How much of a problem is getting things done as required at work or school?  
 B4012 How much of a problem is using public or private transportation?  
Module 5000 – Capacity
 B5002 Do you have difficulty seeing, even if wearing glasses? How much difficulty do you have seeing things at a distance [without glasses]?
 B5003 Do you have difficulty hearing, even if using a hearing aid? How much difficulty do you have hearing [without hearing aids]?
 B5004 Do you have difficulty walking or climbing steps?  
 B5005 Do you have difficulty remembering or concentrating?  
 B5006 Do you have difficulty (with self-care such as) washing all over or dressing? How much difficulty do you have washing all over or dressing?
 B5007 How much difficulty do you have sleeping because of your health?  
 B5008 How much difficulty do you have doing house tasks because of your health?  
 B5009 Because of your health, how much difficulty do you have with joining community activities, such as festivities, religious or other activities?  
 B5010 How much difficulty do you have with feeling sad, low or depressed because of your health?
How much difficulty do you have with feeling worried, nervous or anxious because of your health?
How much difficulty do you have with feeling sad, low, worried or anxious because of your health?
 B5011 Because of your health, how much difficulty do you have getting along with people who are close to you, including your family and friends?  
 B5012 How much bodily aches or pain do you have?