Spanish Quality of Life Visual Numeric
¿En general cómo Ud. calificaría su calidad de vida? Por favor marque el número que describa su calidad de vida durante la semana pasada:
The score is the number circled or histogram marked. Scores range from 0 to 10, with the higher score indicating better quality of life. If two consecutive numbers are circled, score the lower (less QOL) number, if two non-consecutive numbers are circled, do not score.
Tested on 213 Spanish-speaking subjects with chronic conditions.
Source of Psychometric Data
Spanish-speaking participants in the U.S. National Chronic Disease Self-Management Study. Study described in Ory MG, Ahn S, Jiang L, et al. National study of chronic disease self-management: six month outcome findings. Journal of Aging and Health. 2013 [in press].
This scale is a modified version of the visual analog scale. We found that this scale is easier for subjects to use, resulting in less missing and unclear responses.
Unpublished at this time.
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