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Table 2 Comments obtained for each question and patient

From: Danish translation and pilot testing of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-TC 26 (EORTC QLQ-TC26) questionnaire to assess health-related quality of life in patients with testicular cancer

Question nr. Difficulty understanding Confusing Suggested wording
31   A little confusing as you can lose hair as a man regardless connection to cancer Have you lost hair in relation to your treatment?
32   Is it only interesting if it is experienced as a problem? What if you experience a change but not think of it as a problem  
38   A little confusing only to ask about hearing badly, what about tinnitus – it is important – but will it be covered by this question?  
39 Wording of the time dimension. Shall it be understood for the past or the present time?   
40 (As in question 39)   
42 (As in question 39)   
45 Difficult to understand what the question is about   
  The word ‘disruption’ seems wrong. Think ‘affect’ would be more appropriate Were you worried about how it will affect your family life?
49   Confusing wording regarding the ‘time’ To what degree have you been interested in …?
50   Confusing wording regarding the ‘time’ To what degree have you been interested in …?
Other Comments Is it relevant to relate answers to the time dimension” in the past week” and the grammatically framing of the time dimension in the questions?