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Table 2 Quality of life & depression

From: Which tinnitus-related aspects are relevant for quality of life and depression: results from a large international multicentre sample

Measure Content Time frame item example
WHO-QoL Bref domain1 Physical health Last 4 weeks
7 items “How well are you able to go around?”
5 response options
Score 4 to 20
A higher score denotes higher physical health
WHO-QoL Bref domain2 Psychological health Last 4 weeks
6 items “How much do you enjoy life?”
5 response options
Score 4 to 20
A higher score denotes higher psychological health
WHO-QoL Bref domain3 Social relationships Last 4 weeks
3 items “How satisfied are you with your personal relationships?”
5 response options
Score 4 to 20
A higher score denotes better social relationships
WHO-QoL Bref domain4 Environment Last 4 weeks
8 items “To what extend do you have the opportunity for leisure activities?”
5 response options
Score 4 to 20
A higher score denotes better environment
Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) Depression Last 2 weeks
21 items “How sad do you feel?”
4 response options
Score 0 to 63
  A higher score denotes higher depression