Table 5—

SIP scores per category

SIP CategoriesFemale general population (20)General population (22)Diabetes with amputationDiabetes without amputationTrauma (22)Chronic lower back pain (23)Rheumatoid arthritis (21)Rheumatoid arthritis (20)Advanced rheumatoid arthritis (20)
Total SIP2.527.622.59.523.815.622.132.9
Physical impairment1.333.522.38.217.714.021.441.4
 Ambulation4.71.125.8*15.716.120.521.026.0
 Body care and movement2.80.950.8*35.05.715.812.719.3
 Mobility2.51.140.1*28.76.020.210.421.1
Psychosocial impairment2.514.915.26.824.711.311.013.1
 Emotional behavior7.92.114.617.59.630.613.216.7
 Social interaction6.13.031.027.38.231.011.712.2
 Alertness behavior5.03.06.78.06.024.213.07.6
 Communication1.41.42.02.71.98.66.97.4
Independent categories
 Work2.68.833.8*25.032.357.646.541.7
 Sleep and rest10.35.117.920.312.828.417.626.7
 Eating1.61.27.27.91.22.73.55.0
 Home management4.12.628.022.814.533.726.341.9
 Recreation and pastimes13.84.216.513.517.635.926.731.2
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    * P < 0.05.