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Table 1 Items on the final version of the MHAP-I function scale

From: Adaptation and testing of psychosocial assessment instruments for cross-cultural use: an example from the Thailand Burma border

Q. In the last month, how much difficulty have you hadACTIVITY, compared to other men/women your age?
  Women Men
1 Watching TVa Watching TVa,b
2 Doing cookinga,b Accessing information about the things you are interested inb
3 Going shopping, buying fooda Walking around the areab
4 Accessing information about the things you are interested inb Doing work for incomea
5 To wash/iron clothesa,b Doing cookinga
6 Walking around the areab Repairing your houseb
7 Socializing with friendsa,b Doing religious activitiesa,b
8 Doing religious activitiesa,b Playing sportsa,b
9 Doing housework (in your home)a,b Socializing with friendsa,b
10 Doing work for incomea Going to the marketb
11 Taking your kids or children for whom you are responsible to school and picking up from schoola,b Making new friendsc
12 Look after your kids or children from whom you are responsiblea Keeping yourself maintained well, such as dressing well or shaving and groominga
13 Eating together with othersc Planning for and preparing for the next day's activitiesb
14 Communicating with othersc Eating together with othersc
15 Managing money for the household Going outa
16 Responding to changes in the daily schedule that come up or dealing with problems that come up which are out of the regular routinec Spending time with family and friendsb
17 Giving encouragement to friends when they need supportb  
18 Playing with your kids or children for whom you are responsibleb  
19 Planning for and preparing for the next day's activitiesb  
20 Grooming yourself such as styling your hair or dressing wella,b  
21 Tidying up things in your house versus just doing the minimum cooking, washing and basic cleaningc  
22 Making new friendsc  
23 Spending time with family and friendsb  
  1. aItems from original version of function scale (these items reflect final wording after revision).
  2. bItems added during revision: tasks and activities that are difficult for people in the general community.
  3. cItems added during revision: tasks and activities that are difficult for people who are feeling a lot of emotions.