Adolescent Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire
Name of Questionnaire:Adolescent Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (AdolRQLQ)
DescriptionDisease-specific health-related quality of life instrument developed by E. Juniper and colleagues focusing on physical and emotional impact of disease in adolescents aged 12 to 17.
Developer(s)Juniper EF, Guyatt GH, Dolovich J 1
AddressElizabeth Juniper MCSP Msc
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
McMaster University Medical Centre
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5 Canada
Cost & AvailabilityYes; contact E. Juniper for permission to use the instrument
Time to complete10-15 minutes for first administration; 8-10 for subsequent administrations
Number of items25
Domains & categories (#)6 domains
Name of categories/domainsNasal symptoms, eye symptoms, practical problems, nonhayfever symptoms, activities, emotions
Scaling of items7-point Likert scale
ScoringAll items are weighted equally. Domain score is mean of all items within each domain. Overall score is the mean across all items.
ValidityEstablished by comparison to conventional clinical symptom measures 1
ResponsivenessReported 1; minimal important difference determined to be 0.5. Change of 1.0 represents a moderate change; change greater than 2.0 represents large change.
Minimally important differenceReflected by a change in score of 0.5 on a seven point scale 1.
Research useYes, including clinical trials 2
Clinical useNot reported
Original: English (Canada)
Translations: Dutch, German
Date of informationJuly 2000