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Table 1 The construct and scoring method of the quality of life instrument QLICD-PT

From: Development and validation of the pulmonary tuberculosis scale of the system of Quality of Life Instruments for Chronic Diseases (QLICD-PT)

Domains/facets Number of items Range scores Scoring method
Raw score Standardized score
Physical domain (PHD) 9 9–45 BPF + IND + EAD (RS-9) × 100/36
 Basic physiologic functions (BPF) 4 4–20 GPH1 + GPH2 + GPH3 + GPH4 (RS-4) × 100/16
 Independence (IND) 3 3–15 GPH6 + GPH7 + GPH8 (RS-3) × 100/12
 Energy and discomfort (EAD) 2 2–10 GPH5 + GPH9 (RS-2) × 100/8
Psychological domain (PSD) 11 11–55 COG+EMO + WIP (RS-11) × 100/44
 Cognition (COG) 2 2–10 GPS1 + GPS2+ (RS-2) × 100/8
 Emotion (EMO) 7 7–35 GPS3 + GPS4 + GPS5 + GPS6GPS7+ GPS8 + GPS9 (RS-7) × 100/28
 Will and personality (WIP) 2 2–10 GPS10+ GPS11 (RS-2) × 100/8
Social domain (SOD) 8 8–40 INC + SSS + SOR (RS-8) × 100/32
 Interpersonal communication (INC) 3 3–15 GSO1 + GSO2 + GSO3 (RS-3) × 100/12
 Social support and security (SSS) 3 3–15 GSO4 + GSO5 + GSO6 (RS-3) × 100/12
 Social role (SOR) 2 2–10 GSO7 + GSO8 (RS-2) × 100/8
Sub-total (QLICD-GM) 28 28–140 PHD + PSD + SOD (RS-28) × 100/112
TB Specific domain (SPD) 12 12–60 RES + COS + DSE + SPM (RS-12) × 100/48
 Respiratory symptom (RES) 6 6–30 PT1 + PT2 + PT3 + PT4 + PT5 + PT6 (RS-6) × 100/24
 Constitutional symptom (COS) 3 3–15 PT7 + PT8 + PT12 (RS-3) × 100/12
 Drug side-effects (DSE) 1 1–5 PT9 (RS-1) × 100/4
 Special mention (SPM) 2 2–10 PT10 + PT11 (RS-2) × 100/8
Total (TOT) 40 40–200 PHD + PSD + SOD+SPD (RS-40) × 100/160
  1. RS raw score, SS standardized score