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d Activities and participation

Activity is the execution of a task or action by an individual. Participation is involvement in a life situation. Activity limitations are difficulties an individual may have in executing activities. Participation restrictions are problems an individual may experience in involvement in life situations.


d1 Learning and applying knowledge

  • Purposeful sensory experiences Items d110-d129
  • Basic learning Items d130-d159
  • Applying knowledge Items d160-d179
  • Learning and applying knowledge, other specified Item d198
  • Learning and applying knowledge, unspecified Item d199

d2 General tasks and demands

  • Undertaking a single task Item d210
  • Undertaking multiple tasks Item d220
  • Carrying out daily routine Item d230
  • Handling stress and other psychological demands Item d240
  • General tasks and demands, other specified Item d298
  • General tasks and demands, unspecified Item d299

d3 Communication

  • Communicating - receiving Items d310-d329
  • Communicating - producing Items d330-d349
  • Conversation and use of communication devices and techniques Items d350-d369
  • Communication, other specified Item d398
  • Communication, unspecified Item d399

d4 Mobility

  • Changing and maintaining body position Items d410-d429
  • Carrying, moving and handling objects Items d430-d449
  • Walking and moving Items d450-d469
  • Moving around using transportation Items d470-d489
  • Mobility, other specified Item d498
  • Mobility, unspecified Item d499

d5 Self-care

  • Washing oneself Item d510
  • Caring for body parts Item d520
  • Toileting Item d530
  • Dressing Item d540
  • Eating Item d550
  • Drinking Item d560
  • Looking after one’s health Item d570
  • Self-care, other specified Item d598
  • Self-care, unspecified Item d599

d6 Domestic life

  • Acquisition of necessities Items d610-d629
  • Household tasks Items d630-d649
  • Caring for household objects and assisting others Items d650-d669
  • Domestic life, other specified Item d698
  • Domestic life, unspecified Item d699

d7 Interpersonal interactions and relationships

  • General interpersonal interactions Items d710-d729
  • Particular interpersonal relationships Items d730-d779
  • Interpersonal interactions and relationships, other specified Item d798
  • Interpersonal interactions and relationships, unspecified Item d799

d8 Major life areas

  • Education Items d810-d839
  • Work and employment Items d840-d859
  • Economic life Items d860-d879
  • Major life areas, other specified Item d898
  • Major life areas, unspecified Item d899

d9 Community, social and civic life

  • Community life Item d910
  • Recreation and leisure Item d920
  • Religion and spirituality Item d930
  • Human rights Item d940
  • Political life and citizenship Item d950
  • Community, social and civic life, other specified Item d998
  • Community, social and civic life, unspecified Item d999