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15-dimensional health-related quality of life measure (15D©)

Sintonen Harri

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Basic description

Developed in 1981, revised in 1986 and 1993
Based on the 15D, a version has also been developed for adolescents aged 12-15 years (16D) and for children aged 8-11 (17D)

Authors

Sintonen Harri

Copyright
15D©/Harri Sintonen
Objective
To measure health-related quality of life and its utility, and to evaluate the efficacy/effectiveness of health interventions
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication

All

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • ObsRO ObsRO
  • PRO PRO
COA type depending on the questionnaire's version
Original language(s)
  • Finnish for Finland
Translations
30 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Sintonen H. The 15D instrument of health-related quality of life: properties and applications. Ann Med. 2001 Jul;33(5):328-36. Review (PubMed abstract)

Sintonen H. The 15D-measure of health-related quality of life. II. Feasibility, reliability and validity  of its valuation sys-tem. National Centre for Health Program Evaluation, Working Paper 42, Melbourne 1995 (Full text)

Sintonen H. The 15D-measure of health-related quality of life. I. Reliability, validity and sensitivity  of its health state desc­riptive system. National Centre for Health Program Evaluation, Working Paper 41, Melbourne 1994 (Full text)

Last update: February 2016
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