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Table 2 ICF categories of body function and body structure that were considered relevant by ≥50% of participants

From: The International Classification of Functioning, Disabilities, and Health categories rated as necessary for care planning for older patients with heart failure: a survey of care managers in Japan

ICF categories Total Medical qualifications Welfare or care qualifications p
b110 Consciousness function 55.2% 69.0% 52.8% 0.025
b114 Orientation function 55.4% 66.7% 53.5% 0.078
b130 Energy and drive function 56.2% 65.5% 54.2% 0.070
b134 Sleep function 51.7% 67.8% 47.7% <0.01
b164 Higher-level cognitive functions 50.2% 67.8% 47.2% 0.007
b280 Pain function 73.1% 78.2% 72.4% 0.498
b410 Heart function 78.1% 90.8% 75.1% 0.001
b415 Blood vessel function 56.5% 74.7% 52.8% <0.01
b420 Blood pressure function 73.8% 89.7% 70.3% <0.01
b440 Respiration function 68.3% 81.6% 66.2% 0.028
b455 Exercise tolerance function 73.1% 86.2% 71.0% 0.030
b460 Sensations associated with cardiovascular and respiratory functions 76.2% 86.2% 74.6% 0.090
b525 Defaecation function 66.9% 80.5% 65.0% 0.059
b530 Weight maintenance functions 63.1% 79.3% 60.2% 0.006
b545 Water, mineral and electrolyte balance functions 56.3% 77.0% 52.0% <0.01
b620 Urination function 81.5% 87.4% 80.8% 0.392
b710 Mobility of joint function 56.5% 58.6% 56.4% 0.865
b730 Muscle power function 56.7% 65.5% 54.9% 0.093
s410 Structure of the cardiovascular system 54.2% 67.8% 51.3% 0.007
  1. The bold items indicate significant differences between participants with medical qualifications and welfare or care qualifications