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Table 3 Cognitive interview respondents’ (n = 11) commenting on the items and changes of items after pre-test

From: Translation and cultural adaptation of the Illness Invalidation Inventory for use in Sweden

Items in original wording Commented on the item (n) Difficulties due to understanding (n) Difficulties due to task performance (n) Difficulties due to response formatting (n) Changed in the Swedish version after pre-test
1.  … finds it odd that I can do much more on some days than on other days 6   4 2 Yes
2.  …thinks I should be tougher 6   4 2 Yes
3.  … takes me seriously 3   2 1 No
4.  … gives me unhelpful advice 8 2 5 6 No
5.  …understands the consequences of my health problems or illness 8   5 3 No
6.  … makes me feel like I am an exaggerator 3 3   3 Yes
7.  … thinks I can work more than I do 8   7 1 No
8.  … gives me the chance to talk about what is on my mind 6 5   1 Yes