WHODAS 2.0

World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
36-Item Version (Self-Administered)

This questionnaire asks about difficulties due to health conditions. Health conditions include diseases or illnesses, other health problems that may be short or long lasting, injuries, mental or emotional problems, and problems with alcohol or drugs.

Think back over the past 30 days and answer these questions, thinking about how much difficulty you had doing the following activities. For each question, please indicate only one response

In the past 30 days, how much difficulty did you have in:
Understanding and communicating
D1.1 Concentrating on doing something for ten minutes? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D1.2 Remembering to do important things? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D1.3 Analyzing and finding solutions to problems in day-to-day life? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D1.4 Learning a new task, for example, learning how to get to a new place? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D1.5 Generally understanding what people say? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D1.6 Starting and maintaining a conversation? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
Getting around
D2.1 Standing for long periods such as 30 minutes? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D2.2. Standing up from sitting down? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D2.3 Moving around inside your home? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D2.4 Getting out of your home? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D2.5 Walking a long distance such as a kilometre [or equivalent]? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
Self-care
D3.1 Washing your whole body? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D3.2 Getting dressed? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D3.3 Eating? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D3.4 Staying by yourself for a few days? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
Getting along with people
D4.1 Dealing with people you do not know? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D4.2 Maintaining a friendship? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D4.3 Getting along with people who are close to you? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D4.4 Making new friends? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D4.5 Sexual activities? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
Life activities
D5.1 Taking care of your household responsibilities? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D5.2 Doing most important household tasks well? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D5.3 Getting all the household work done that you needed to do? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D5.4 Getting your household work done as quickly as needed? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
If you work (paid, non-paid, self-employed) or go to school, complete questions D5.5 - D5.8, below. Otherwise, skip to D6.1.
Because of your health condition, in the past 30 days how much difficulty did you have in:
D5.5 Your day-to-day work/school? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D5.6 Doing your most important work/school tasks well? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D5.7 Getting all the work done that you need to do? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D5.8 Getting your work done as quickly as needed? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
Participation in society
In the past 30 days:
D6.1 How much of a problem did you have in joining in community activities (for example, festivities, religious or other activities) in the same way as anyone else can? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.2 How much of a problem did you have because of barriers or hindrances in the world around you? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.3 How much of a problem did you have living with dignity because of the attitudes and actions of others? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.4 How much time did you spend on your health condition, or its consequences? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.5 How much have you been emotionally affected by your health condition? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.6 How much has your health been a drain on the financial resources of you or your family? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.7 How much of a problem did your family have because of your health problems? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
D6.8 How much of a problem did you have in doing things by yourself for relaxation or pleasure? None Mild Moderate Severe Extreme or Cannot Do
Concerning the difficulties you identified in this questionnaire:
H1 Overall, in the past 30 days, how many days were these difficulties present? Record number of days
H2 In the past 30 days, for how many days were you totally unable to carry out your usual activities or work because of any health condition? Record number of days
H3 In the past 30 days, not counting the days that you were totally unable, for how many days did you cut back or reduce your usual activities or work because of any health condition? Record number of days

Scale Label Simple
[ 1 - 5 ]
Complex
[ 0 - 100 ]
1Understanding and communicating
2Getting around
3Self-care
4Getting along with people
5ALife activities -- Household
5BLife activities -- Work/School
6Participation in society
GDS Summary Score
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Reproduced, with permission of WHO, from Measuring Health and Disability: Manual for WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0). Geneva, World Health Organization, 2010 (WHODAS 2.0, http://www.who.int/classifications/icf/whodasii/en/ accessed May 23, 2017). HTML/Javascript: Jeff McKillop Ph.D. C.Psych.