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Table 2 Generic quality of life assessment instruments used in population-based surveys 2008–2018

From: Quality of life assessment instruments for adults: a systematic review of population-based studies

Abbreviated QoL Instrument References
AQoL-4D [70]
CASP-16 [43]
EQ-5D [12, 20, 25, 26, 32, 35, 38,39,40,41, 51, 55, 57, 64,65,66,67]
EQ-VAS [17, 23, 26, 38, 40, 55, 66]
CDC-HRQoL-4 [46]
CDC-HRQoL-14 [58]
PROMIS [31]
QoL scale [10]
SF-8 [44]
SF-12 [9, 11, 12, 14, 24, 27, 30, 32, 47, 59, 63, 69]
SF-36 [8, 13, 15, 16, 18, 21, 30, 33, 36, 45, 48,49,50, 52,53,54, 59,60,61,62,63]
EUROHIS-QoL 8-item [34]
  1. AQoL-4D Assessment of Quality of Life, CASP-16 Control, Autonomy, Self-realization and Pleasure; EQ-5D EuroQol, EQ-VAS Visual Analogue Scale, CDC HRQoL–14 Healthy Days measures, CDC HRQoL-4 Healthy Days core questions, PROMIS Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System - Global Health Scale, QoL scale Quality of life scale, SF-8 8-Item Short-Form Health Survey SF-12 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey; SF-36 Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form 36, EUROHIS-QoL 8-item index