Table 3

Health-related quality of life outcome measures

InstrumentDeveloperNumber of itemsResponse options
KOOS61Roos et al42 items of which 5 are related to QoLEach item scored 0–4
ACL-QOL99Mohtadi et al32 itemsA 100 mm VAS for each item
SF-8112Quality Metric8 itemsEach item scored on a 6-point scale
EQ-5D113EuroQoL6 itemsItem specific
SF-36114Ware and Sherbourne36 itemsItem specific
SIP115Bergner et al136 itemsYes/no
QWB116Anderson et al71 itemsVia interview
  • ACL-QOL, Quality of Life Outcome Measure for Chronic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficiency; EQ-5D, European Quality of Life-5 dimensions; KOOS, Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score; QWB, Quality of Well-Being; SF-8, Short-Form-8 Health Survey; SF-36, Short-Form-36 Health Survey; SIP, Sickness Impact Profile.