Global Quality of Life Scale (GQOL)


Author of Tool: 

Hyland, M. E., & Sodergren, S. C.

Key references: 

Hyland, ME, & Sodergren, SC. (1996). Development of a new type of global quality of life scale, and comparison of performance and preference for 12 global scales. Qual Life Res, 5, 469-480.

Primary use / Purpose: 

The Global Quality of Life Scale (GQOL) is a single scale that directly evaluates quality of life by patients by using a rating between 0 (=’no quality of life’) and 100 (=’perfect quality of life’).


Web link to tool: 

Global Quality of Life Scale

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