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Table 2 Prioritize the occupational performance of mothers with ASD children based on sub-items of COPM

From: Occupational performance of children with autism spectrum disorder and quality of life of their mothers

Mothers Priorities 1st Priority 2nd Priority 3rd Priority
Frequency (%) Importance Score Frequency (%) Importance Score Frequency (%) Importance Score
Personal care 50 (56.8%) 9.8 (0.58) 41 (46.6%) 9.5 (1.2) 30 (34.1%) 9.4 (1.3)
Functional mobility 5 (5.7%) 10 (0) 1 (1.1%) 10 (0) 7 (7.9%) 9.7 (0.75)
Community management 2 (2.3%) 10 (0) 5 (5.7%) 9.6 (0.9) 10 (11.4%) 9.3 (1.6)
Household management    2 (2.3%) 4.5 (0.7)
Play/school 22 (25.0%) 9.6 (1.5) 23 (26.1%) 9.8 (0.67) 22 (25.0%) 9.6 (1.3)
Quiet recreation   5 (5.7%) 8.4 (2.1) 5 (5.7%) 9 (1.4)
Active recreation 5 (5.7%) 10 (0) 5 (5.7%) 10 (0) 7 (7.9%) 8.8 (1.8)
Socialization 4 (4.5%) 9.5 (1) 8 (9.1%) 9.5 (1.1) 5 (5.7%) 10 (0)
  1. *We assessed the occupational performance of ASD children from the perspective of their mothers