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That is to say, the 'universe' of items might be defined as, say, 'the essential activities of daily life', and all such activities could be included. However, this clearly was not the case. The general categories- work, housework, education, self-care, communications and mobility - did define the limits of our scope, but we had not by any means listed all the things one needs to be able to do to be 'normal', or 'independent'. Sainsbury, for example, manages to list 64 'daily activities', ranging from doing up a safety pin to going to the pictures.
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Methodological Issues in Social Surveys by Mavis Maclean