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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 189097, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/189097
Research Article

A Population Survey in Italy Based on the ICF Classification: Recognizing Persons with Severe Disability

1Neurology, Public Health and Disability Unit-Scientific Directorate, Neurological Institute C. Besta IRCCS Foundation, Via Celoria 11, 20133 Milano, Italy
2IRCCS E. Medea Scientific Institute, Conegliano-Pieve di Soligo Research Centre, Via Costa Alta 37, 31015 Conegliano, Italy

Received 17 October 2011; Accepted 8 December 2011

Academic Editors: F. J. Carod-Artal and Y. F. Heerkens

Copyright © 2012 Matilde Leonardi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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