WHO Quality of Life Scale (WHOQOL-100)

1.    Do you worry about your pain or discomfort? (A)
2.    How difficult is it for you to handle any pain or discomfort? (B)
3.    To what extent do you feel that physical pain prevents you from doing what you need to do? (A) (BREF)
4.    How easily do you get tired? (B)
5.    How bothered are you by fatigue? (B)
6.    Do you have any difficulties with sleeping? (A)
7.    How much do any sleep problems worry you? (A)
8.    How much do you enjoy life? (A) (BREF)
9.    How positive do you feel about the future? (B)
10.How much do you experience positive feelings in your life? (A)
11.How well are you able to concentrate? (B) (BREF)
12.How much do you value yourself? (A)
13.How much confidence do you have in yourself? (A)
14.Do you feel inhibited by your looks? (B)
15.Is there any part of your appearance that makes you feel uncomfortable? (A)
16.How worried do you feel? (B)
17.How much do any feelings of sadness or depression interfere with your everyday functioning? (A)
18.How much do any feelings of depression bother you? (A)
19.To what extent do you have difficulty in performing your routine activities? (A)
20.How much are you bothered by any limitations in performing your everyday living activities? (A)
21.How much do you need any medication to function in your daily life? (A)
22.How much do you need any medical treatment to function in your daily life? (A) (BREF)
23.To what extent does your quality of life depend on the use of medical substances or medical aids? (A)
24.How alone do you feel in your life? (B)
25.How well are your sexual needs fulfilled? (B)
26.Are you bothered by any difficulties in your sex life? (B)
27.How safe do you feel in your daily life? (B) (BREF)
28.Do you feel you are living in a safe and secure environment? (B)
29.How much do you worry about your safety and security? (A)
30.How comfortable is the place where you live? (B)
31.How much do you like it where you live? (A)
32.Do you have financial difficulties? (A)
33.How much do you worry about money? (A)
34.How easily are you able to get good medical care? (B)
35.How much do you enjoy your free time? (A)
36.How healthy is your physical environment? (B) (BREF)
37.How concerned are you with the noise in the area you live in? (A)
38.To what extent do you have problems with transport? (A)
39.How much do difficulties with transport restrict your life? (A)
40.Do you have enough energy for everyday life? (D) (BREF)
41.Are you able to accept your bodily appearance? (D) (BREF)
42.To what extent are you able to carry out your daily activities? (D)
43.How dependent are you on medications? (D)
44.Do you get the kind of support from others that you need? (D)
45.To what extent can you count on your friends when you need them? (D)
46.To what extent does the quality of your home meet your needs? (D)
47.Have you enough money to meet your needs? (D) (BREF)
48.How available to you is the information you need in your day-to-day life? (D) (BREF)
49.To what extent do you have opportunities for acquiring the information that you feel you need? (D)
50.To what extent do you have the opportunity for leisure activities? (D) (BREF)
51.How much are you able to relax and enjoy yourself? (D)
52.To what extent do you have adequate means of transport? (D)
53.How satisfied are you with your quality of life? (E)
54.In general‚ how satisfied are you with your life? (E)
55.How satisfied are you with your health? (E) (BREF)
56.How satisfied are you with the energy that you have? (E)
57.How satisfied are you with your sleep? (E) (BREF)
58.How satisfied are you with your ability to learn new information? (E)
59.How satisfied are you with your ability to make decisions? (E)
60.How satisfied are you with yourself? (E) (BREF)
61.How satisfied are you with your abilities? (E)
62.How satisfied are you with the way your body looks?
63.How satisfied are you with your ability to perform your daily living activities? (E) (BREF)
64.How satisfied are you with your personal relationships? (E) (BREF)
65.How satisfied are you with your sex life? (E) (BREF)
66.How satisfied are you with the support you get from your family? (E)
67.How satisfied are you with the support you get from your friends? (E) (BREF)
68.How satisfied are you with your ability to provide for or support others? (E)
69.How satisfied are you with your physical safety and security? (E)
70.How satisfied are you with the conditions of your living place? (E) (BREF)
71.How satisfied are you with your financial situation? (E)
72.How satisfied are you with your access to health services? (E) (BREF)
73.How satisfied are you with the social care services? (E)
74.How satisfied are you with your opportunities for acquiring skills? (E)
75.How satisfied are you with your opportunities to learn new information? (E)
76.How satisfied are you with the way you spend your spare time? (E)
77.How satisfied are you with your physical environment (e.g.‚ pollution‚ climate‚ noise‚ attractiveness)? (E)
78.How satisfied are you with the climate of the place where you live? (E)
79.How satisfied are you with your transport? (E) (BREF)
80.Do you feel happy about your relationship with your family members? (F)
81.How would you rate your overall quality of life? (response scale G) (BREF)
82.How would you rate your sex life? (G)
83.How well do you sleep? (G)
84.How would you rate your memory? (G)
85.How would you rate the quality of social services available to you? (G)
86.How often do you suffer physical pain? (H)
87.Do you generally feel content? (H)
88.How often do you have negative feelings‚ such as blue mood‚ despair‚ anxiety‚ depression? (H) (BREF)
89.Are you able to work? (D)
90.Do you feel able to carry out your duties? (D)
91.How would you rate your ability to work? (G)
92.How satisfied are you with your capacity for work? (E) (BREF)
93.How well are you able to get around? (G) (BREF)
94.How satisfied are you with your ability to move around? (E)
95.How much do any difficulties in mobility bother you? (A)
96.To what extent do any difficulties in movement affect your way of life? (A)
97.Do your personal beliefs give meaning to your life? (A)
98.To what extent do you feel your life to be meaningful? (A) (BREF)
99.To what extent do your personal beliefs give you the strength to face difficulties? (A)
100.              To what extent do your personal beliefs help you to understand difficulties in life? (A)
WHOQOL-100 IMPORTANCE QUESTIONS
IMPORTANCE QUESTIONS.
1.    How important to you is your overall quality of life? (I)
2.    How important to you is your health? (I)
3.    How important to you is it to be free of any pain? (I)
4.    How important to you is ha‎ving energy? (I)
5.    How important to you is restful sleep? (I)
6.    How important to you is it to feel happiness and enjoyment of life? (I)
7.    How important to you is it to feel content? (I)
8.    How important to you is it to feel hopeful? (I)
9.    How important to you is being able to learn and remember important information? (I)
10.How important to you is being able to think through everyday problems and make decisions? (I)
11.How important to you is it to be able to concentrate? (I)
12.How important to you is feeling positive about yourself? (I)
13.How important to you is your body image and appearance? (I)
14.How important to you is it to be free of negative feelings (sadness‚ depression‚ anxiety‚ worry…)? (I)
15.How important to you is it to be able to move around? (I)
16.How important to you is being able to take care of your daily living activities (e.g. washing‚ eating‚ dressing)? (I)
17.How important to you is it to be free of dependence in medications or treatments? (I)
18.How important to you is being able to work? (I)
19.How important to you are relationships with other people? (I)
20.How important to you is it to support others? (I)
21.How important to you is your sexual life? (I)
22.How important to you is feeling physically safe and secure? (I)
23.How important to you is your home environment? (I)
24.How important to you are your financial resources? (I)
25.How important to you is it being able to get adequate health care? (I)
26.How important to you is it being able to get adequate social help? (I)
27.How important to you are chances for getting new information or knowledge? (I)
28.How important to you are chances to learn new skills? (I)
29.How important to you is relaxation/leisure? (I)
30.How important to you is your environment? (e.g. pollution‚ climate‚ noise‚ attractiveness)? (I)
31.How important to you is adequate transport in your everyday life? (I)
32.How important to you are your personal beliefs? (I)
 
Overall Quality of Life and General Health
·         How would you rate your overall quality of life? (response scale G) (BREF)
·         How satisfied are you with your quality of life? (E)
·         In general‚ how satisfied are you with your life? (E)
·         How satisfied are you with your health? (E) (BREF)
Domain 1: Physical Health
1. Pain and discomfort
·         How often do you suffer physical pain? (H)
·         Do you worry about your pain or discomfort? (A)
·         How difficult is it for you to handle any pain or discomfort? (B)
·         To what extent do you feel that physical pain prevents you from doing what you need to do? (A) (BREF)
2. Energy and fatigue
·         Do you have enough energy for everyday life? (D) (BREF)
·         How easily do you get tired? (B)
·         How satisfied are you with the energy that you have? (E)
·         How bothered are you by fatigue? (B)
3. Sleep and rest
·         How well do you sleep? (G)
·         Do you have any difficulties with sleeping? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with your sleep? (E) (BREF)
·         How much do any sleep problems worry you? (A)
Domain 2: Psychological
4. Positive feelings
·         How much do you enjoy life? (A) (BREF)
·         Do you generally feel content? (H)
·         How positive do you feel about the future? (B)
·         How much do you experience positive feelings in your life? (A)
5. Thinking‚ learning‚ memory and concentration
·         How would you rate your memory? (G)
·         How satisfied are you with your ability to learn new information? (E)
·         How well are you able to concentrate? (C) (BREF)
·         How satisfied are you with your ability to make decisions? (E)
6. Self-esteem
·         How much do you value yourself? (A)
·         How much confidence do you have in yourself? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with yourself? (E) (BREF)
·         How satisfied are you with your abilities? (E)
7. Bodily image and appearance
·         Are you able to accept your bodily appearance? (D) (BREF)
·         Do you feel inhibited by your looks? (C)
·         Is there any part of your appearance that makes you feel uncomfortable? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with the way your body looks?
8. Negative feelings
·         How often do you have negative feelings‚ such as blue mood‚ despair‚ anxiety‚ depression? (H) (BREF)
·         How worried do you feel? (B)
·         How much do any feelings of sadness or depression interfere with your everyday functioning? (A)
·         How much do any feelings of depression bother you? (A)
Domain 3: Level of Independence
9. Mobility
·         How well are you able to get around? (G) (BREF)
·         How satisfied are you with your ability to move around? (E)
·         How much do any difficulties in mobility bother you? (A)
·         To what extent do any difficulties in movement affect your way of life? (A)
10. Activities of daily living
·         To what extent are you able to carry out your daily activities? (D)
·         To what extent do you have difficulty in performing your routine activities? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with your ability to perform your daily living activities? (E) (BREF)
·         How much are you bothered by any limitations in performing your everyday living activities? (A)
11. Dependence on medication or treatment
·         How dependent are you on medications? (D)
·         How much do you need any medication to function in your daily life? (A)
·         How much do you need any medical treatment to function in your daily life? (A) (BREF)
·         To what extent does your quality of life depend on the use of medical substances or medical aids? (A)
12. Working capacity
·         Are you able to work? (D)
·         Do you feel able to carry out your duties? (D)
·         How would you rate your ability to work? (G)
·         How satisfied are you with your capacity for work? (E) (BREF)
Domain 4: Social Relations
13. Personal relationships
·         How alone do you feel in your life? (B)
·         Do you feel happy about your relationship with your family members? (F)
·         How satisfied are you with your personal relationships? (E) (BREF)
·         How satisfied are you with your ability to provide for or support others? (E)
14. Social support
·         Do you get the kind of support from others that you need? (D)
·         To what extent can you count on your friends when you need them? (D)
·         How satisfied are you with the support you get from your family? (E)
·         How satisfied are you with the support you get from your friends? (E) (BREF)
15. Sexual activity
·         How would you rate your sex life? (G)
·         How well are your sexual needs fulfilled? (B)
·         How satisfied are you with your sex life? (E) (BREF)
·         Are you bothered by any difficulties in your sex life? (B)
Domain 5: Environment
16. Physical safety and security
·         How safe do you feel in your daily life? (B) (BREF)
·         Do you feel you are living in a safe and secure environment? (B)
·         How much do you worry about your safety and security? (B)
·         How satisfied are you with your physical safety and security? (E)
17. Home environment
·         How comfortable is the place where you live? (B)
·         To what extent does the quality of your home meet your needs? (D)
·         How satisfied are you with the conditions of your living place? (E) (BREF)
·         How much do you like it where you live? (A)
18. Financial resources
·         Have you enough money to meet your needs? (D) (BREF)
·         Do you have financial difficulties? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with your financial situation? (E)
·         How much do you worry about money? (A)
19. Health and social care: availability and quality
·         How easily are you able to get good medical care? (B)
·         How would you rate the quality of social services available to you? (G)
·         How satisfied are you with your access to health services? (E) (BREF)
·         How satisfied are you with the social care services? (E)
20. Opportunities for acquiring new information and skills
·         How available to you is the information you need in your day-to-day life? (D) (BREF)
·         To what extent do you have opportunities for acquiring the information that you feel you need? (D)
·         How satisfied are you with your opportunities for acquiring skills? (E)
·         How satisfied are you with your opportunities to learn new information? (E)
21. Participation in and new opportunities for recreation/leisure
·         To what extent do you have the opportunity for leisure activities? (D) (BREF)
·         How much are you able to relax and enjoy yourself? (D)
·         How much do you enjoy your free time? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with the way you spend your spare time? (E)
22. Physical environment (pollution/noise/traffic/climate)
·         How healthy is your physical environment? (B) (BREF)
·         How concerned are you with the noise in the area you live in? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with your physical environment (e.g.‚ pollution‚ climate‚ noise‚ attractiveness)? (E)
·         How satisfied are you with the climate of the place where you live? (E)
23. Transport
·         To what extent do you have adequate means of transport? (D)
·         To what extent do you have problems with transport? (A)
·         How satisfied are you with your transport? (E) (BREF)
·         How much do difficulties with transport restrict your life? (A)
Domain 6: Spirituality/Religion/Personal beliefs
24. Spiritual
·         Do your personal beliefs give meaning to your life? (A)
·         To what extent do you feel your life to be meaningful? (A) (BREF)
·         To what extent do your personal beliefs give you the strength to face difficulties? (A)
·         To what extent do your personal beliefs help you to understand difficulties in life? (A)
 
A.     (1) Not at all; (2) A little; (3) A moderate amount; (4) Very much; (5) An extreme amount
B.    (1) Not at all; (2) Slightly; (3) Moderately; (4) Very; (5) Extremely
C.    (1) Not at all; (2) Slightly; (3) Moderately; (4) Very well; (5) Extremely
D.   (1) Not at all; (2) A little; (3) Moderately; (4) Mostly; (5) Completely
E.    (1) Very dissatisfied; (2) Dissatisfied; (3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied; (4) Satisfied; (5) very satisfied
F.    (1) Very unhappy; (2) Unhappy; (3) Neither happy nor unhappy; (4) Happy; (5) Very happy
G.   (1) Very poor; (2) Poor; (3) Neither poor nor good; (4) Good; (5) Very good
H.   (1) Never; (2) Seldom; (3) Quite often; (4) Very often; (5) Always
I.     (1) Not important‚ (2) A little important‚ (3) Moderately important‚ (4) Very important‚ (5) Extremely important
 
 

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