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Table 4 English version of the Occupational Balance-Questionnaire (OB-Quest)

From: Development of a new occupational balance-questionnaire: incorporating the perspectives of patients and healthy people in the design of a self-reported occupational balance outcome instrument

© Dür, Steiner, Fialka-Moser, Kautzky-Willer, Dejaco, Prodinger, Stoffer, Binder, Smolen & Stamm, 2014. Correspondence: tanja.stamm@meduniwien.ac.at
Occupational Balance-Questionnaire (OB-Quest)
"Occupations" or "activities" refer to all the things that you do, including very simple things, such as bathing or getting dressed. The definition of "activities" includes professional actions, free-time and relaxation activities (such as reading or sleeping), as well as childcare and the support of dependents. Please put an ‘x’ next to the most applicable answer to each question.
1. Do you generally find your activities in your everyday life under-demanding?
  I don’t find my activities to be under-demanding I find some of my activities to be under-demanding I find most of my activities to be under-demanding
 
2. Do you generally find your activities in your everyday life over-demanding?
  I don’t find my activities to be over-demanding I find some of my activities to be over-demanding I find most of my activities to be over-demanding
 
3. Do you generally receive enough appreciation for activities in your everyday life?
  I receive quite a lot of appreciation I receive enough appreciation I do not receive any appreciation
 
4. How often do you feel overstressed in your everyday life?
  Never Sometimes Often
 
5. How much are your activities in your everyday life affected by your health?
  Not at all A little Very much
 
6. Do you get enough rest?
  I get enough rest I get little rest I get very little rest
 
7. Do you get enough sleep?
  I get enough sleep I get little sleep I get very little sleep
 
8. Do you have sufficient variety of different activities that you do? For example, do you do a mixture of physical activities and more sedentary ones (where you are sitting down or staying still)? Or a mixture of creative activities and activities that are more routine for you?
  I have a sufficient variety I have a little variety I have no variety at all
 
9. How well can you adapt your activities in your everyday life to changed living conditions, such as a changed state of health?
  Very well Badly Not at all
 
10. How well can you adapt your activities in your everyday life to changed living conditions, such as a change of your professional life or employment status?
  Very well Badly Not at all
 
Thank you for completing the survey!