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Table 2 Direction of the interview in total and by use of protocol, % yes

From: Interviews for the assessment of long-term incapacity for work: a study on adherence to protocols and principles

  • Total 'use IMA' 'use DASI' 'use MCA' 'use several' 'use own model'
N: 99 23 12 22 20 22
%: (100%) (23%) (12%) (22%) (20%) (22%)
Interview follows a fixed pattern (N = 97) 90% 95% 100% 77% 95% 86%
Use fixed sequence of items (N = 99) 63% 70% 75% 50% 70% 55%
Items are determined by claimant (N = 99) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Items first by claimant then by SIP (N = 99) 39% 22% 42% 50% 45% 41%
Ask specific examples of limitations of activities (N = 99) 75% 65% 75% 86% 80% 68%
  1. Percentages are column percentages and are tested with the Pearson Chi-square test. The contrast is: 'subgroup' vs. 'other cases'. ▲ and : p < 0.05 for significantly high and low percentages. Symbols are based on significance only, not on Effect Size. Tests and symbols refer to horizontal comparisons.