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

Table 2

Paired-sample t-test between A&P qualifiers of capacity, performance-WPS, and performance ( 𝑁 = 2 0 0 ) .

Domain and indexActivities and participation-mean (SD)Paired sample t-test

Full A&P set of categoriesExtensionCapacity78.5 (15.5)6.0**
28.8**
Performance-WPS77.5 (16.0)
Performance54.8 (17.0)
SeverityCapacity55.6 (18.1)10.8**
29.7**
Performance-WPS49.8 (18.7)
Performance27.4 (15.2)

D1—learning and applying knowledgeExtensionCapacity64.5 (24.3)4.7**
5.9**
Performance-WPS63.2 (24.6)
Performance59.0 (26.8)
SeverityCapacity42.8 (26.4)4.6**
10.0**
Performance-WPS40.8 (26.8)
Performance30.4 (23.0)

D3—communicationExtensionCapacity82.9 (26.4)2.1*
5.6**
Performance-WPS82.3 (27.2)
Performance78.0 (30.7)
SeverityCapacity58.9 (30.9)4.8**
10.4**
Performance-WPS55.8 (31.2)
Performance41.1 (28.0)

D4—mobilityExtensionCapacity76.8 (29.9)3.6**
13.2**
Performance-WPS75.6 (30.4)
Performance59.6 (27.6)
SeverityCapacity51.1 (33.5)9.8**
8.0**
Performance-WPS38.1 (29.0)
Performance27.4 (21.2)

D5—self careExtensionCapacity90.5 (18.1)2.6*
36.2**
Performance-WPS89.7 (18.8)
Performance14.8 (25.5)
SeverityCapacity62.6 (29.8)7.6**
25.2**
Performance-WPS53.3 (29.0)
Performance3.2 (10.3)

D6—domestic lifeExtensionCapacity91.2 (24.8)NA
29.1**
Performance-WPS91.2 (24.8)
Performance32.7 (26.6)
SeverityCapacity87.6 (27.5)2.7**
26.8**
Performance-WPS86.2 (28.1)
Performance30.0 (26.6)

D7—interpersonal interactions and relationshipsExtensionCapacity76.3 (29.3)1.0
7.1**
Performance-WPS76.5 (29.4)
Performance67.6 (32.5)
SeverityCapacity45.3 (35.0)1.0
10.0**
Performance-WPS44.8 (35.1)
Performance27.2 (28.1)

D8&9—major and social life areasExtensionCapacity84.4 (25.6)5.1**
16.9**
Performance-WPS81.5 (26.2)
Performance51.2 (29.3)
SeverityCapacity68.4 (30.7)6.2**
17.6**
Performance-WPS61.6 (32.3)
Performance27.9 (30.1)

t-test was not executed for the pair capacity and performance-WPS in D6—domestic life because the standard error of the difference was = 0. * 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 ; ** 𝑃 < 0 . 0 1 .

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