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Table 3 QoL measures and domains

From: The quality of life when a partner has substance use problems: a scoping review

Instrument QoL domains Study
SF-12 (12 items) [39] Physical functioning
Role physical
Bodily pain
General health
Mental health
Role emotional
Social functioning
Vitality
[8]
SF-6D (6 items) [42] Physical functioning
Role limitations
Pain
Mental health
Social functioning
Vitality
[38]
EQ-5D (5 items and a VAS on current overall health) [43] Mobility
Self-care
Usual activities
Pain/discomfort
Anxiety/depression
[30, 33, 37]
Personal Well-being Index (PWI) (8 items and a single question of satisfaction with life as a whole) [45] Standard of living
Personal health
Achieving in life
Personal relationships
Personal safety
Community connectedness
Future security
Spirituality/religion
[33, 37]
WHOQOL-BREF (27 items) [18] Physical
Psychological
Social relationships
Environment
[29]
Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ) (192 items) [46] Material well-being
Physical well-being
Personal growth
Marital relations
Parent/child relations
Extended family relations
Extramarital relations
Altruistic behavior
[36]
Wolcott & Glezer’s well-being scale (12 items) [48] Standard of living
Relationship
Personal feelings of self-worth
[35]
A single question on overall QoL: How satisfied are you with your life? Open-ended questions about the seriousness of the impact of their close relative’s drinking or substance misuse on their health and well-being [34]