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Table 1 Questions used in the screen and combined screen and assessment interview to collect information on ADL and IADL.

From: Lewy bodies and neuronal loss in subcortical areas and disability in non-demented older people: a population based neuropathological cohort study

Question from screen/combined screen and assessment interview Answers
ADL-IADL disability requiring help at least several times/week
• Are you able to wash all over or bath?
• Are you able to prepare and cook a hot meal? (IADL)
• Are you able to put on your shoes and socks or stockings?
• No, needs help
• Yes with some difficulty
• Yes with no difficulty
• Mobility of subject • Usually ambulant non-housebound
• Usually ambulant housebound
• Chairfast permanently
• Bedfast permanently
IADL disability  
• Are you able to do the heavy housework? (IADL)
• Are you able to shop and carry heavy bags? (IADL)
• No, needs help
• Yes with some difficulty
• Yes with no difficulty