Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Cerebral Palsy Module (PedsQL™ Cerebral Palsy Module)

Varni JW


Last update: February 2017

Basic description

Conditions of use
The PedsQL™ Cerebral Palsy Module is a specific module of the PedsQL™

Existing versions: Acute version and Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Child (5-7 years of age), Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age)


Varni JW

Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D.
To measure Cerebral Palsy specific health-related quality of life
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Cerebral Palsy

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • obsro ObsRO
  • pro PRO
COA type depending on the questionnaire's version
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Varni, J.W., Burwinkle, T.M., Berrin, S.J., Sherman, S.A., Artavia, K., Malcarne, V.L., & Chambers, H.G. (2006). The PedsQL™ in pediatric cerebral palsy: Reliability, validity, and sensitivity of the Generic Core Scales and Cerebral Palsy Module. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 48, 442-449.

Yang, X., Xiao, N., & Yan, J. (2011). The PedsQL™ in pediatric cerebral palsy: Reliability and validity of the Chinese version Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 Generic Core Scales and 3.0 Cerebral Palsy Module. Quality of Life Research, 20, 243-252.