Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ General Well-Being Scale (PedsQL™ General Well-Being Scale)

Varni JW


Last update: February 2017

Basic description

Conditions of use
The PedsQL™ General Well-Being Scale is a specific module of the PedsQL™

Existing versions: Standard version, for Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age) and Young Adult (18-25 years of age)


Varni JW

Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D.
To measure generic well-being and general health. Applicable for healthy school and community populations, as well as patient populations with acute and chronic health conditions
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication


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

Varni, J.W., Seid, M., & Kurtin, P.S. (1999).  Pediatric health-related quality of life measurement technology: A guide for health care decision makes.  Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 6, 33-40.

Hallstrand, T.S., Curtis, J.R., Aitken, M.L., & Sullivan, S.D. (2003). Quality of life in adolescents with mild asthma.  Pediatric Pulmonology, 36, 536-543.