The Manual Ability Measurement (MAM-36) is a questionnaire on perceived ease or difficulty that a persons may experience when performing unilateral and bilateral ADL tasks. During a semi-structured interview, the persons are asked to rate 36 unilateral and bilateral ADL tasks using a 4-point scale. The score of the different tasks are summed up and transformed using a Rasch-derived conversion table.

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