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Table 2 Frequencies of impact and importance scores for domains of the MacDQoL

From: +Psychometric evaluation of the MacDQoL individualised measure of the impact of macular degeneration on quality of life

Item Impact score frequencies Importance score frequencies
    -3   -2   -1   0   1   3   2   1   0
household tasks 46 56 26 28 0 55 76 20 5
personal affairs 65 41 22 28 0 75 57 17 6
shopping 67 43 24 22 0 47 76 23 10
*work 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
*personal relationship 10 12 12 47 0 58 19 3 0
*family life 27 35 24 60 3 108 36 4 1
friends and social 33 43 26 54 0 63 71 14 8
physical appearance 22 22 41 71 0 67 57 26 6
do physically 44 50 37 25 0 80 62 12 2
get out and about 62 34 30 30 0 92 50 12 2
*long journeys 28 37 13 24 1 27 41 26 10
*holidays 38 33 23 27 0 38 48 27 8
leisure activities 97 37 16 13 0 64 65 21 6
hobbies 68 46 19 22 0 63 64 23 6
self-confidence 41 55 29 31 0 80 58 12 6
motivation 31 48 31 45 1 51 64 33 8
people's reaction 12 25 27 91 0 48 66 27 14
society's reaction 14 25 26 88 0 28 61 43 22
future 43 56 27 30 0 52 60 33 11
financial situation 11 13 12 119 1 38 79 30 9
independence 71 37 27 21 0 97 45 10 4
do for others 56 46 23 31 0 66 65 21 4
mishaps 40 34 43 39 0 69 60 21 6
enjoy meals 31 33 26 66 0 49 72 26 9
time taken 41 49 32 33 0 30 56 45 24
enjoy nature 48 47 23 38 0 56 62 26 12
  1. * indicates a 'not applicable option