Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria. Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria : Table 11

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: Table 11

Walking/Wheelchair Use (ambulation)Determined through use of assistive devices and other mobility variables
Lifting and CarryingAbility to lift and carry 10 lbs. (bag of groceries): use of human assistance, supervision, special equipment Adequacy: pain/discomfort/time consuming, cannot do as often as would like, no problems
Outside MobilityUse of human assistance, supervision, or special equipment2 Adequacy: pain/uneasiness/time consuming, can't go out as often or as many places as would like, no problems
Inside MobilityUse of human assistance, supervision, or special equipment2 Adequacy: pain/discomfort/time consuming, can't go as far or as often as would like, no problems
Use of StairsUse of human assistance, supervision, or special equipment2 Adequacy: pain/discomfort/time consuming, can't climb as many as would like or stairs prevent person from going places, no problems
Use of AutomobileWith vehicular modifications, without modifications, unable to drive Adequacy: pain/discomfort, can't drive as far or as often as would like, no problems
Use of Public TransportationTypes used in past 4 weeks: bus (specially equipped or not), train, subways taxicab, van Use of human assistance, supervision, or special equipment Adequacy: pain/discomfort, can't travel as often or as far as would like, no problems