Nocturnal Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (NRQLQ)
Name of QuestionnaireNocturnal Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (NRQLQ)
DescriptionDeveloped to assess the quality-of-life impact sustained by adults with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis experienced at night .
DeveloperElizabeth Juniper, MCSP, MSc
Address20 Marcuse Fields
Bosham, West Sussex
Cost & availabilitySee website: www.qoltech.co.uk
Time to completeApprox 5 minutes
Number of items16
Domains & categories4 domains and 1 summary score
Name of categories/domainsSleep Problems, Sleep Time Problems, Symptoms on Waking in the Morning, Practical Problems
Scaling of itemsEach item is scored on a 7-point scale, from 0 (not troubled) to 6 (extremely troubled).
ScoringScores for each section and a total score. Lower scores indicate better quality of life.
ValidityCross-sectional correlations between the NRQLQ and other measures of health status were close to a priori predictions providing evidence of construct validity.1
Among the 73% of patients who showed clinically important improvement or deterioration in health status, within-group changes were shown in overall and domain score (p<0.001) 1
The NRQLQ detected between-group differences (stable vs. change) (p<0.001) 1
Responsiveness index for overall score was 0.93 1
Research useNot reported.
Clinical useNot reported.
LanguageOriginal: English (North American)
Translations: For current list, see: www.qoltech.co.uk
Date of informationFebruary 2005