Asthma Technology of Patient Experience (Asthma TyPE)
Name of QuestionnaireAsthma TyPE (Technology of Patient Experience)
DescriptionA disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument designed for use with adults to assess both the effect of asthma on quality of life l and the severity of common symptoms of asthma and of the medication frequently used to treat it. It includes three items to distinguish between extrinsic and intrinsic asthma.
Developer(s)K Blumenschein, M Johannesson
Number of itemsNot reported.
Domains & categories (#)Not reported.
Name of categories/domains
Asthma Effects on Quality of Life, Symptoms from asthma, Bronchitis symptoms, Intensity of treatment , Allergy index
Scaling of items
Detail not provided. Higher score indicates poorer quality of life
Established by comparing to scores for health state utilities (quality adjusted life year weights utilizing rating scale, standard gamble, and time trade off methods),a generic HRQL measure (SF-36), and a contingent valuation method willingness to pay scale. 1
Clinical UseNot reported.
Date of informationJuly 2004