Quality of Life in Respiratory Illness Questionnaire
Name of QuestionnaireQuality-of-Life for Respiratory Illness Questionnaire (QOL-RIQ)
DescriptionDisease-specific quality of life measure designed for patients with reversible and fixed airway obstruction. Patients are asked how much of a problem each item has been during the past year.
DeveloperA. Maille, A. Kaptein, C. Koning, A. Zwinderman
Department of Psychiatry
University of Leiden, P.O. Box 1251
2340 BG Oegstgeest
Cost & availibilityContact A Maille for permission for use.
Time to completeNot reported.
Number of items55
Domains & categories (#)7 domains
Name of domains & categoriesDomains: breathing problems (9 items); physical problems (9 items); emotions (9 items); situations triggering or enhancing breathing problems (7 items); daily and domestic activities (10 items); social activities, relationships and sexuality (7 items); general activities (4 items)
Scaling of items7-point Likert-type
ScoringDomain and total scale scores
ValidityReported; clinical indices of disease severity (dyspnea, frequency of attacks, severity, general practitioner visits, absence from work)1,2
Minimally important differenceNot determined.
Research useNot reported
Clinical useNot reported
Date of information