Assessment of Quality of Life 6D (AQOL 6D)

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General information
Purpose The AQoL-6D instrument is an adaptation of the AQoL. It was designed to increase sensitivity to health, state variations close to normal health, and to extend the coverage of AQoL. The AQoL instruments were designed because of the perceived limitations in the other instruments.
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Quality of Life
Target population Adult
Number of items 20
Administration format self-report
Additional formats
Alternate forms
Availability in other languages
Fee for use
Free
Related information on use of the measure

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Non-exhaustive list of psychometric studies

Allen, J., Inder, K. J., Lewin, T. J., Attia, J. R., & Kelly, B. J. (2013). Construct validity of the assessment of quality of life - 6D (AQoL-6D) in community samples. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 11(1) doi:10.1186/1477-7525-11-61


Eyles, J. P., Ferreira, M., Mills, K., Lucas, B. R., Robbins, S. R., Williams, M., . . . Hunter, D. J. (2020). Is the patient activation measure a valid measure of osteoarthritis self-management attitudes and capabilities? results of a rasch analysis. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 18(1) doi:10.1186/s12955-020-01364-6


Richardson, J. R. J., Peacock, S. J., Hawthorne, G., Iezzi, A., Elsworth, G., & Day, N. A. (2012). Construction of the descriptive system for the assessment of quality of life AQoL-6D utility instrument. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10 doi:10.1186/1477-7525-10-38

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