Table 1

Summary of validity and reliability studies for the FIM and MDS

Reliability

Validity


Internal

Consistency

Intrarater

Interrater

Total

Criterion

Construct

Content

Face

Total


FIM

6

2

5

13

14

26

0

1

41


MDS/interRAI

5

1

12

18

12

7

0

1

20


* Some articles discuss multiple types of reliability and validity; therefore, totals do not correspond with the total number of articles in the sample

Glenny and Stolee BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-9-52

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