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Oswestry Disability Index (ODI)

Fairbank J

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Basic description

Developed in 1980

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Authors

Fairbank J

Copyright
ODI © Jeremy Fairbank, 1980. All Rights Reserved.
Objective
To indicate the extent to which a person’s functional level is restricted by disability
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Rare disease (Orphanet definition)
Therapeutic indication
  • Back Pain
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries For more information on this rare disease, please consult the following link: Orphanet page
Disability
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Fairbank JC, Pynsent PB. The Oswestry Disability Index. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2000 Nov 15;25(22):2940-52; discussion 2952. (PubMed Abstract)

Baker DJ, Pynsent PB and Fairbank JCT (1989) The Oswestry Disability revisited. In Roland Jenner JR (eds) Back pain: New approaches to rehabilitation and education. Manchester University Press.pp174-186

Fairbank JCT, Couper J, Davies JB, O’Brien JP. The Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire. Physiotherapy. 1980;66:271-273 (PubMed)

Stokes OM. Answer to the Letter to the Editor of L. Denteneer et al. concerning "Do we have the right PROMs for measuring outcomes in lumbar spinal surgery?" by O.M. Stokes et al., Eur Spine J (2017) 26:816-824 (PubMed)

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Authors

Fairbank J

Professor of Spine Surgery
University of Oxford
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Windmill Road
Oxford OX3 7HE
UK
Phone: +44 (0)1865 741155
E-mail: jeremy.fairbank@ndorms.ox.ac.uk

Jeremy Fairbank Publications (PubMed)

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Please note that, since its development in 1980s, the questionnaire underwent several modifications and thus, different versions are available (1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 2.1a, 2.1b, MODEMS, chiropractor version…). However, the author recommends that for any new study, the original 2.1b ODI must be used

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Please note that, since its development in 1980s, the questionnaire underwent several modifications and thus, different versions are available (1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 2.1a, 2.1b MODEMS, chiropractor version…). However, the author recommends that for any new study, the original 2.1b ODI must be used

Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the UK

Translations

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ODI

Albanian for Albania
Arabic for Egypt*
Arabic for Kuwait*
Arabic for Saudi Arabia*
Arabic for Tunisia
Bengali for Bangladesh
Bulgarian for Bulgaria*
Chinese for Taiwan
Croatian for Croatia
Czech for Czech Republic*
Danish for Denmark*
Dutch for Belgium (Flemish)*
Dutch for the Netherlands*
English for Australia*
English for Canada*
English for Singapore*
English for the USA*
Estonian for Estonia*
Filipino for the Philippines
Finnish for Finland*
French for Belgium*
French for Canada*
French for France*
French for Switzerland*
Georgian for Georgia*
German for Austria*
German for Germany*
German for Switzerland*
Greek for Greece*
Hebrew for Israel*
Hindi for India
Hungarian for Hungary*
Icelandic for Iceland
Indonesian for Indonesia
Iranian
Italian for Italy*
Italian for Switzerland*
Japanese for Japan*
Kannada for India
Korean for South Korea*
Latvian for Latvia*
Lithuanian for Lithuania*
Malay for Malaysia
Malay for Singapore*
Maltese for Malta*
Mandarin for China*
Mandarin for Singapore*
Mandarin for Taiwan*
Marathi for India
Nepalese for Nepal
Nepali for Nepal
Norwegian for Norway*
Persian
Polish for Poland*
Portuguese for Brazil*
Portuguese for Portugal*
Romanian for Romania*
Russian for Estonia*
Russian for Israel*
Russian for Latvia*
Russian for Lithuania*
Russian for Russia*
Serbian for Serbia*
Sinhalese for Sri Lanka
Slovak for Slovakia*
Spanish for Argentina*
Spanish for Colombia*
Spanish for Mexico*
Spanish for Spain*
Spanish for the USA*
Swahili for Tanzania
Swedish for Sweden*
Tagalog for the Philippines
Tamil for India*
Thai for Thailand
Turkish for Turkey*

ODI_AU2.1b

French for France*
Ukrainian for Ukraine
* Performed by Mapi

BiblioPRO: you can find information about the Spanish version here - puede encontrar información sobre la versión española aqui

The official original ODI version to be used is now ODI2.1b.

All existing translations are currently based on the original version of the ODI 2.1a and will soon be updated. For now, translations ODI2.1a can be used.

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