About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Sense on self; Social relationships; Culture and community; General quality of life
Description A measure of young people's health related quality of life.
Example I can tell my friends how I really feel
Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tari_Topolski/publication/279027097_Adolescent_quality_of_life_Part_II_initial_validation_of_a_new_instrument/links/563ce1bd08ae8d65c0117410/Adolescent-quality-of-life-Part-II-initial-validation-of-a-new-instrument.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 41
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-18
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .81-.95
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4-factor orthogo
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Munich Quality of Life Questionnaire for Children, r= .73; Functional Disability Inventory, r= -.26; Children's Depression Inventory, r= -.58
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Patrick, D. L., Edwards, T. C., & Topolski, T. D. (2002). Adolescent quality of life, part II: initial validation of a new instrument. Journal of Adolescence, 25(3), 287-300. doi:10.1006/jado.2002.0471