Functioning and equality according to International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in people with skeletal dysplasia compared to matched control subjects - a cross-sectional survey study

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Hyvönen , H , Anttila , H , Tallqvist , S , Munoz , M , Leppäjoki-Tiistola , S , Teittinen , A , Mäkitie , O & Hiekkala , S 2020 , ' Functioning and equality according to International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in people with skeletal dysplasia compared to matched control subjects - a cross-sectional survey study ' , BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders , vol. 21 , no. 1 , 808 . https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-020-03835-9

Title: Functioning and equality according to International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in people with skeletal dysplasia compared to matched control subjects - a cross-sectional survey study
Author: Hyvönen, Hanna; Anttila, Heidi; Tallqvist, Susanna; Munoz, Minna; Leppäjoki-Tiistola, Sanna; Teittinen, Antti; Mäkitie, Outi; Hiekkala, Sinikka
Contributor: University of Helsinki, HUS Children and Adolescents
Date: 2020-12-04
Language: eng
Number of pages: 10
Belongs to series: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
ISSN: 1471-2474
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/324417
Abstract: BackgroundSkeletal dysplasias are rare disorders often leading to severe short stature. This study aimed to gain new comprehensive information about functioning and equality in people affected by skeletal dysplasia compared to matched controls without skeletal dysplasia.MethodsFunctioning was assessed by questionnaire, which was formed by operationalizing International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) core set's categories into the items according to the ICF linking rules, using primarily Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System PROMIS (R) - items.ResultsAltogether 80 subjects with skeletal dysplasia and 55 age-, gender- and place of residence -matched controls participated. People with skeletal dysplasia experienced more pain (p
Subject: Skeletal dysplasia
Short stature
Functioning
Accessibility
Equality
Disability
Rare diseases
Orphan diseases
QUALITY-OF-LIFE
3123 Gynaecology and paediatrics
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