International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health 2001

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Classification Scheme
Synonymous names:ICF 2001
METeOR identifier:270548
Registration status:Health, Standard 23/02/2005
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/12/2004
Definition:The World Health Organization's (WHO) system for classifying functioning, disability and health.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2001 and is a reference member of the WHO Family of International Classifications and of the Australian Family of Health and Related Classifications (endorsed by the National Health Information Management Group in 2002).

Source and reference attributes

Origin:World Health Organization (WHO) 2001. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. Geneva: WHO
Reference documents:

Further information on the ICF can be found in the ICF itself and the ICF Australian User Guide Version 1.0 (AIHW 2003), at the following websites:

Relational attributes

Value Domains based on this classification scheme:

Activities and participation code (ICF 2001) AN[NNN] Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Activities and participation code (ICF 2001) N[NNN] Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Activity difficulty level code (ICF 2001) N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Activity difficulty level code (ICF 2001) N Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Activity need for assistance code N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Body function code (ICF 2001) AN[NNNN] Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Body functions code (ICF 2001) N[NNNN] Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Body structure code (ICF 2001) AN[NNNN] Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Body structures code (ICF 2001) N[NNNN] Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Environmental factor code (ICF 2001) AN[NNN] Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Environmental factors code (ICF 2001) N[NNN] Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Extent of environmental factors influence code (ICF 2001) [X]N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Extent of environmental factors influence code (ICF 2001) [X]N Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Impairment extent code (ICF 2001) N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Impairment extent code (ICF 2001) N Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Impairment location code (ICF 2001) N Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Impairment location code (ICF 2001) N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Impairment nature code (ICF 2001) N Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006

Impairment nature code (ICF 2001) N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Participation extent code (ICF 2001) N Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Participation extent code (ICF 2001) N Community Services (retired), Superseded 16/10/2006