Table 2

Questionnaires in the additional part of the Electronic Portal
Questionnaire Description Score range
RAND GHRI [14,15] 7-item general health questionnaire. Developed for use in children 0,5-12 years of age Range: 7-32
32 = good health
C-ACT [16] 7-item questionnaire. Developed to measure asthma control in children 4–11 years of age. 4 questions are for the child, 3 for the parent. Range: 0-27
≥ 20 = well controlled
ACT [17] 5-item questionnaire developed to measure asthma control in children ≥12 years. Range: 5-25
≥ 20 = well controlled
MARS [18] 9-item questionnaire, developed to measure medication adherence. Range 0-5
Mean score >4.5 = ‘adherent’
PAQLQ [19] 23-item questionnaire, in 3 domains. Developed to measure asthma-specific health-related QoL in children 6–18 years of age. Range 0-7
higher scores indicate better QoL
Brouilette score [20] 3-item questionnaire to assess presence of OSAS > 3,5: OSAS present
- 1 to 3.5: uncertain OSAS
< −1: OSAS not present
OM6 [21] 6-item questionnaire in 6 domains. Developed to measure change in ear-related handicap in children with recurrent acute otitis media and otitis media with effusion Range 0–7 (mean)
7= severe
ARIA [22] 5-item questionnaire, developed to measure presence and severity of rhino-conjunctivitis Classification into: intermittent or persistent rhinitis; and severity: mild or moderate/severe
PRQLQ [23] 23-item questionnaire in 5 domains. Developed to measure the functional problems in rhino-conjunctivitis in children 6–12 years of age Range: 0–6 (mean)
6 = maximal impairment in health related quality of life
AdolRQLQ [24] 25-item questionnaire in 6 domains. Developed to measure the functional problems in rhino-conjunctivitis in children 12–17 years of age Range: 0–6 (mean)
6 = maximal impairment in health related quality of life
FAQLQ-CF [25] 24-item questionnaire, in 4 domains. Developed to measure food allergy related QoL in children 8–12 years of age Range: 1–7 (mean score)
7 = maximal impairment in health related quality of life
FAQLQ-TF [26] 23-item questionnaire, in 3 domains. Developed to measure food allergy related QoL in children 13–17 years of age Range: 1–7 (mean score)
7 = maximal impairment in health related quality of life
SA-EASI [27,28] 10-item questionnaire. Developed to measure the caregiver's self-assessment of the severity of his/her child's atopic dermatitis Range: 0–72 (acute score)
72 = very severe
IDQL [29] 10-item questionnaire. Developed to measure < 4 years of age Range: 0-30
higher score means larger impairment of QoL
CDLQI [30] 10-item questionnaire. Developed to measure 4–16 years of age Range: 0-30
higher score means larger impairment of QoL

RAND GHRI, RAND General health rating index.

C-ACT, Child-Asthma Control Test.

ACT, Asthma Control Test.

MARS-9, 9-item Medicine Adherence Rating Scale.

PAQLQ, Paediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire.

OM6, 6-item Otitis Media questionnaire.

ARIA, Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma.

OSAS; Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome.

Zomer-Kooijker et al.

Zomer-Kooijker et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-9

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