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Table 3 Health-status measurement instruments

From: Outcome measures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): strengths and limitations

  Instrument Type Domains Items Administration
SGRQ disease-specific symptoms, activities, psychosocial impact 76 self-administered by the patient
CRQ disease-specific dyspnea, emotional function, fatigue, mastery 20 interview
SF-36 generic physical and social function, mental health, energy/vitality, health perception, physical and mental role limitation, pain 36 self-administered by the patient
  1. SGRQ: fSt. George's Respiratory Questionnaire; CRQ: Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire; SF-36: Short Form 36.