Table 3

Health-related quality of life outcome measures

InstrumentDeveloperNumber of itemsResponse options
KOOS61 Roos et al 42 items of which 5 are related to QoLEach item scored 0–4
ACL-QOL99 Mohtadi et al 32 itemsA 100 mm VAS for each item
SF-8112 Quality Metric8 itemsEach item scored on a 6-point scale
EQ-5D113 EuroQoL6 itemsItem specific
SF-36114 Ware and Sherbourne36 itemsItem specific
SIP115 Bergner et al 136 itemsYes/no
QWB116 Anderson et al 71 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.