Visual Analogue Scale – Quality of Life (VAS QL)
Description: Assesses global subjective well-being. Originally a measure of pain.
Format: A 100mm visual analog scale ranging from 0 (very low) to 100 (very high) on which respondents record their perception of QoL.
Administration and Burden: Interviewer-administered. One minute to complete.
Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.
Languages: English, Swedish.
QoL Concept: This is a measure of perceived QoL, which corresponds to Box E (subjective well-being) of Dijker’s Model.
Permissions/Where to Obtain: Copyrighted; The VAS for pain can be obtained from the following publication:
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