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Table 1 Quality of life instruments used in polio literature

From: Selection of a quality of life instrument for polio survivors in Northwest Nigeria

Instrument Number of Items Domains
Short-form 36 (SF-36) 36 Physical Functioning, Role physical, Bodily pain, General Health, Vitality, Social functioning, Role Emotional, and Mental Health
Nottingham health profile (NHP) 38 Physical mobility, Social isolation, Emotional reactions, Pain, Sleep, and Energy
Quality of life index (QLI) 35 Health and functioning, Social and economic, Psychological and Spiritual, and Family
EuroQol-5D (EQD5) 5 Mobility, Self-care, Usual activity, Pain/Discomfort, and Anxiety/Depression
Kaasa’s questionnaire (KQ) 12 Psychosocial well-being, Medical side-effects, Activities of daily living and Physical performance
Quality of life profile (QP) 44 Life-picture, Life-areas, Problems and Acceptance
World Health Organization quality of life questionnaire- Brief (WHOQOLBREF) 26 Physical health, Psychological health, Social relationships and Environmental
Comprehensive quality of life scale (CQS) 35 Material well-being, Health, Productivity, Intimacy, Safety, Place in community and Emotional well-being
Satisfaction with life scale (SWLS) 5 Not Applicable
Swedish health-related quality of life questionnaire (SWED-QUAL) 61 Physical functioning, Role functioning, Emotional well-being, Pain, Sleep, Family functioning and General health perceptions
Short-form 12 (SF-12) 12 Physical Functioning, Role physical, Bodily pain, General Health, Vitality, Social functioning, Role Emotional, and Mental Health