Table 1

Overview of the analysis with examples of quotations classified into the different components of ICF
Quotation Meaning unit Body Activity Participation No description
Anxiety, difficulties to concentrate and sleep, which generates tiredness daytime. Anxiety, concentration, sleep disturbance, tired b152 Emotional functions, b140 Attention functions, b134 Sleep functions, b130 Energy and drive functions
Patient has difficult to sit for a long time. Work as a driver. Cannot load in or out of the car because of pain and stiffness. Prolonged sitting, works as a driver, loading, pain, stiffness b280 Sensation of pain, b780 Sensations related to muscles and movement functions d4103 Maintaining a sitting position, d430 Lifting and carrying objects d850 Remunerative employment
Because of the side effects of the treatment not able to work. Neither the side effects or the effect on functioning are described

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Nilsing et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:907   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-907

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