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National Classifications

طبقه بندي بين المللي عملكرد و ناتواني-

Country / Area: Iran, Islamic Republic of

Classification category: Other classifications

General information
1 (a)Name of the current national classification (full name in official national languages and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)International Classification of Functioning and Disability- طبقه بندي بين المللي عملكرد و ناتواني-
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Persian
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL. 
Classification structure
2 (a)Please describe the structure of the classification: How many levels does the classification have? (Please provide labels, such as “Division”, “Class”) How many categories exist at each level?The classification includes 2 sections and every division has two parts.

Section 1: Functioning and disability
a) Functioning and body structure
b) Activities and participation
factors Section 2: Background
a) Environmental factors
b) Personal factors

2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.
Mental functionsChapter 1
Consciousness functions110b
State of consciousness1100b
Continuity of consciousness1101b
Quality of consciousness1102b
Consciousness functions, other specified1108b
Consciousness functions, unspecified1109b
Orientation functions114b
Orientation to time1140b
Orientation to place1141b
Orientation to person1142b
Orientation to self11420b
Orientation to others11421b
Orientation to person, other specified11428b
Orientation to person, unspecified11429b
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Yes, this classification is formulated based on the ICF.
3 (b)Is the classification structure identical to the international standard or, if not, how does it differ? (e.g. have additional levels been added to the international standard or have changes been made within the level of the international structure, such as aggregations or additional breakdowns)Iran classification is derived from the international classification. The categories of this classification are like the international classification and no changes took place in the structure of the classification.
3 (c)Please describe deviations from the international standard (in terms of structure, methodology or application rules). Please use examples, if a general statement is not possible.خير No
3 (d)At what level of the international standard can data be reported for international comparison? (Please provide examples of programmes / indicators if reporting takes place at different levels of the classification.)This type of reporting has not been prepared in the SCI so far.
3 (e)If no links to international classifications exist or no international standard is used, please state if there are plans to use international norms in the future.طبقه بندي ملي دقيقا منطبق بر طبقه بندي بين المللي است ولي هنوز آمارگيري خاصي در مركز آمار ايران براي ناتواني اجرا نشده است
The national classification is completely matched with the international classification, but no special survey has been taken in the SCI in relation with disability.
Classification uses
4 (a)Please state for which statistical purposes (surveys etc.) this classification is used and if there are users outside of the Statistical Office. Please indicate at which level the classification is used for data collection and for data publishing.سازمان بهزيستي از اين طبقه بندي براي جمع آوري اطلاعات معلوليت استفاده مي كند و سطح جمع آوري و انتشار فقط در بخش 1 ، سطح عملكرد و ساختار بدن مي باشد.
State welfare Organization uses this classification for disability data collection and the level of data collection and dissemination is in the first chapter: the level of the functioning and body structure.
4 (b)Please give the names of institutions that use the classification for non-statistical purposes (as opposed to statistical purposes in question 4(a)). Also indicate the kind of use (e.g. tax offices, social security, customs, enterprise register, employment services, work permits etc.)----
4 (c)Please indicate if alternative classifications are used by other institutions of the economy. Are these classifications available and useful for the Statistical Office?Disability classification
Implementation / revision status
5 (a)Please state the date of the official adoption of the classification. If not yet adopted, please indicate the current state (e.g. in development, sent for approval, in printing, ready to be distributed etc.)The current classification was formulated in 2001 based on ICF and has not been revised yet.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes.It was not used for the disability special survey, but it was used in the 2006 and 2011 Population censuses for identifying disability in the form of multi choice.
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?No
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given) 
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classifications 
5 (f)Please describe the structure of the former classification and indicate the number of items at each level of the classification. (similar to question 2(a)) 
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification? 
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented? 
5 (i)Are statistical data still collected or published according to the former classification? Please indicate if this statistical data is collected or published by the Statistical Office or elsewhere. 
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?Yes, the objectives of the classification, system of codes and descriptive points are presented in the National Classification publication.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?No, it is matched precisely with the international classification.
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?No
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?بله Yes
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)Yes, it is available in the PDF, XML and WORD formats.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?No
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationStatistical Centre of Iran
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiry 
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 8/26/2012