Health Related Productivity Questionnaire (HRPQ)

Hass SL


Basic description

Developed in 2003

A condensed version, Health Related Productivity Questionnaire Diary (HRPQ-D), is also available

Versions for HRPQ-MS and HRPQ-ASMD are available.

Licensees can create disease-specific versions of the HRPQ and HRPQ-D by inclusion of the disease state name. Examples include versions for multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and ulcerative colitis.


Hass SL

The instrument is copyrighted by Steven L. Hass
The HRPQ measures the impact of disease on productivity across employed work and household chores.
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication


Both generic and disease-specific versions are available.
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
33 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Kumar RN, Hass SL, Li JZ, et al. Validation of the Health-Related Productivity Questionnaire Diary (HRPQ-D) on a sample of patients with infectious mononucleosis: results from a phase 1 multicenter clinical trial. J Occup Environ Med. 2003 Aug;45(8):899-907 (Pubmed Abstract)

Tundia N. Validation of the Health-Related Productivity Questionnaire and U.S. Population Norms [PhD thesis]. Cincinnati, Ohio: University of Cincinnati; 2013. (PhD Thesis)

Noben CY, Evers SM, Nijhuis FJ, et al. Quality appraisal of generic self-reported instruments measuring health-related productivity changes: a systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2014 Feb 4;14:115 (Full Text Article)

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