Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire - Marks (AQLQ-M)

Marks GB; Dunn M; Woolcock AJ

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Basic description

  • Developed in 1992

Marks GB; Dunn M; Woolcock AJ

AQLQ-M© MARKS, Guy B, 1992.
To measure the impact of asthma on quality of life
Therapeutic area
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases
  • Immune System Diseases
Therapeutic indication


Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for Australia
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Marks GB, Dunn SM, Woolcock AJ. An evaluation of an asthma quality of life questionnaire as a measure of change in adults with asthma. J-Clin-Epidemiol 1993;46(10):1103-11 (PubMed abstract)

Marks GB, Dunn SM, Woolcock AJ. A scale for the measurement of quality of life in adults with asthma. J-Clin-Epidemiol 1992;45(5):461-72 (PubMed abstract)

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Marks GB; Dunn M; Woolcock AJ

Guy B Marks
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
PO Box M77
Missenden Road PO
NSW 2050
Guy B Marks publications (PubMed)
Stewart M Dunn publications (PubMed)
Ann J Woolcock publications (PubMed)

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69003 Lyon
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Original language(s)

  • English for Australia


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English for the USA
French for France
Norwegian for Norway
Portuguese for Portugal
Spanish for Spain

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More information on translations

Bibliographic reference of the English for the USA translation: 

Gupchup GV, Wolfgang AP, Thomas J 3rd.  Reliability and validity of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire--marks in a  sample of adult asthmatic patients in the United States. Clin Ther. 1997 Sep-Oct;19(5):1116-25

Bibliographic reference of the French translation: 

Lurie A, Guillemin F, Djaballah K, Marks G, Woolcock A, Dusser D. Quality of life in ambulatory care patients with asthma: validity and reliability of the French Version of the University of Sydney Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire. AJRCCM. 1997;155:A721 (abstract)

Lurie A, Marsala C, Hartley S, Bouchon-Meunier B, Dusser D. Patients' perception of asthma severity. Respiratory Medicine. 2007 Oct;101(10):2145-52

Bibliographic reference of the Norwegian translation: 

Stavem K, Boe J, Erikssen J. Health status, dyspnea, lung function and exercise capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease. 1999;3:920-26

Bibliographic reference of the Portuguese translation: 

Ferreira J, Silveira P, Figueiredo MM, Andrade C, João F, Marques JA. Validation of the Portuguese version of the Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire  [AQLQ-M] by Marks. Rev Port Pneumol. 2005 Jul-Aug;11(4):351-66. English, Portuguese

  Bibliographic reference of the Spanish translation: 

Perpiñá M, Belloch A, Pascual LM, de Diego A, Compte L. [The quality of life in asthma: an evaluation of the AQLQ questionnaire for its use on a Spanish population. Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire] Arch Bronconeumol. 1995 May;31(5):211-8. Spanish

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