Main Outcome Measure
List of Abbreviations:AIS (American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale), CAT (computer adaptive testing), DIF (differential item functioning), ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health), IRT (item response theory), SCI (spinal cord injury), SCI-FI (Spinal Cord Injury-Functional Index)
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Supported by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (grant nos. H133N060022, H133N060024, H133N060014, H133N060005, H133N060027, and H133N060032).
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In-press corrected proof published online on Jul 30, 2012, at www.archives-pmr.org.