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Table 1 Flanagan Quality of Life Scale (QOLS) original conceptual categories and scale items.

From: The Quality of Life Scale (QOLS): Reliability, Validity, and Utilization

Conceptual Category Scale Item
Material and Physical Well-being Material well-being and financial security
Health and personal safety
Relationships with other People Relations with parents, siblings, other relatives
Having and raising children
Relations with spouse or significant other
Relations with Friends
Social, Community, and Civic Activities Activities related to helping or encouraging others
Activities related to local and national government
Personal Development and Fulfillment Intellectual development
Personal understanding
Occupational role
Creativity and personal expression
Recreation Socializing
Passive and observational recreational activities
Active and participatory recreational activities