Name of Questionnaire
Global measure of overall quality of life.
Spitzer, Dobson, Hall, Chesterman, Levi, Shepherd, Battista, & Catchlove, 1981
W.O. Spitzer, Professor Emeritus
Cost & availability
Interviewer rated patient QOL in original instrument; self-rated version created for construct validity testing.
Time to complete
Number of items
Domains & categories
Name of categories/domains
Overall quality of life
Scaling of items
Linear analogue scale scored from 0-14
Scores obtained by measuring distance of respondent's/interviewer's mark on the line from the left end of the scale.
Yes 3 ; also used in other oncology research not enumerated here.