Table 6.

Categories in the component “Environmental Factor” identified after linking meaningful units reported during the focus interviews and their coverage (categories shown in italic) by AS-specific health status questionnaires.

ICF ChapterConceptsICF CategoriesDFIBASFIRLDQHAQ-SASQoLBASDAIPatient Global Pain
e1: Products and technologiesDrugse1101X
Aids and adaptations (home, work, transportation)e1151, e1201, e1351XXX (+ e135)
Accessibility of buildingse150, e155
Financial assetse165, e1650
e2: Natural and human made changes to the environmentCold and humiditye225, e2250, e2251
e3: Support and relationshipsFrom family, friends, colleagues, employer, health professionals, and society(e3), e310, e320, e325, e330, e335, e340, e355XX (e3)X
e4: AttitudeFrom family, friends, colleagues, employer, health professionals, and societye410, e425, e460
e5: Services, systems, and policiesHealth services, employment systems, and servicese5800, e5801, e590, e5901
  • For abbreviations, see Table 3.