BASFI Calculator

Please indicate your level of ability with each of the following activities during the past week

  1. Putting on your socks or tights without help or aids (e.g sock aid).
None Impossible
  2. Bending from the waist to pick up a pen from the floor without aid.
Easy Impossible
  3. Reaching up to a high shelf without help or aids (e.g helping hand).
None Impossible
  4. Getting up from an armless chair without your hands or any other help.
Easy Impossible
  5. Getting up off the floor without help from lying on your back.
Easy Impossible
  6. Standing unsupported for 10 minutes without discomfort.
Easy Impossible
  7. Climbing 12-15 steps without using a handrail or walking aid.
Easy Impossible
  8. Looking over your shoulder without turning your body.
Easy Impossible
  9. Doing physically demanding activities (e.g physiotherapy exercises, gardening or sports).
Easy Impossible
  10. Doing a full days activities whether it be at home or at work.
Easy Impossible
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Based on the paper of Garrett et al, J Rheumatol. 1994 Dec;21(12):2286-91.