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Table 1 Summary of validity and reliability studies for the FIM and MDS

From: Comparing the Functional Independence Measure and the interRAI/MDS for use in the functional assessment of older adults: a review of the literature

  Reliability Validity
  Internal Consistency Intrarater Interrater Total Criterion Construct Content Face Total
FIM 6 2 5 13 14 26 0 1 41
MDS/interRAI 5 1 12 18 12 7 0 1 20
  1. * Some articles discuss multiple types of reliability and validity; therefore, totals do not correspond with the total number of articles in the sample