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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