Main Outcome Measures
Abbreviations:ANOVA ( analysis of variance), AT ( assistive technology), CAT ( computer adaptive test), FIM ( Functional Independence Measure), HRQOL ( health-related quality of life), ICF ( International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health), IRT ( item response theory), Neuro-QoL ( Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders), NIH ( National Institute of Health), PROMIS® ( Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System), QOL ( quality of life), SCI ( spinal cord injury), SCI-FI ( Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index), SCI-FI/AT ( Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index/Assistive Technology), SCI-FI/C ( Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index/Capacity), SCI-QOL ( Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Measurement System), SRFM ( Self-Report Functional Measure)
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Funding: This work was supported by grant numbers H133N060022, H133N060024, H133N060014, H133N060005, H133N060027, and H133N060032 from The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.
All SCI-FI items, parameters, and data are ©2015 David Tulsky, Kessler Foundation, and Boston University. All rights reserved. All SCI-FI items originally from Neuro-QOL are ©2008-2013 David Cella on behalf of the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). All items are freely available to the public upon request (contact [email protected]).
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