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Table 2 Ranking of items by psychometric properties within each theme

From: Public involvement in health outcomes research: lessons learnt from the development of the recovering quality of life (ReQoL) measures

Theme Description Psychometric properties rankeda
Activity I found it difficult to get started with everyday tasks 1 out of 5
I enjoyed what I did 4 out of 5
Belonging and relationships I felt lonely 1 out of 5
I felt able to trust others 3 out of 5
Choice, control and autonomy I felt unable to cope 1 out of 5
I could do the things I wanted to do 3 out of 5
Hope I thought my life was not worth living 2 out of 4
I felt hopeful about my future 4 out of 4
Self-perception I felt confident in myself 1 out of 4
Wellbeing I felt happy 1 out of 4
  1. aThis subjective ranking was based on: a. the information function produced by the Item Response Theory (IRT) models b. whether the item fits the IRT model and c. item-level responsiveness