Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)

Landgraf JM; Ware JE


Basic description

  • Published in 1995

Landgraf JM; Ware JE

©1991, 1996, 2002 Landgraf and Ware. All Rights Reserved.
To assess health related quality of life in children
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication


Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • obsro ObsRO
  • pro PRO
ObsRO: CHQ-PF (parent form); PRO: CHQ-CF (child form)
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
122 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Landgraf JM. Measuring Pediatric Outcomes in Applied Clinical Settings: an Update about the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ). Quality of Life Newsletter 1999;23:5-6

Landgraf JM and Abetz L (1998). Influences of sociodemographic characteristics on parental reports of children's physical and psychosocial well-being: Early experiences with the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ-PF50). Drotar D (ed.), Quality of Life Assessment in Children. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Press (pp. 105-126)

Landgraf JM and Abetz LN. The physical and psychosocial well-being of children representing three cultural groups: Initial self-reports using the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ-CF87). Psychology and Health, Quality of Life: Recent Advances in Theory and Methods.1997;12:839-854

Landgraf JM, Abetz L and Ware JE (9-10 May 1996). Psychometric Results of the CHQ-PF50 Form in a Normative U.S. Sample of Children and Its Clinical Application Across Several Condition Groups. Competitive paper presentation at the Third Annual Symposium of Contributed Papers, Quality of Life Evaluation, Boston MA

Landgraf JM, Abetz LN, DeNardo BA and Tucker LB (1995). Clinical validity of the Child Health Questionnaire-Parent Form in children with rheumatoid arthritis. Poster presented at the 1995 National Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, San Francisco, CA, October 21, 1995

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