Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life Scale - 39 item version (SAQOL-39)

Hilari K


Basic description

Derived from the Stroke Specific Quality of Life Scale (SS-QOL) in 2003

The SAQOL-39 is the short form of the SAQOL (53 items), which is itself an adaptation of the SS-QOL (Stroke-specific Quality of life scale)


Hilari K

©K. Hilari, SAQOL-39, 2002.
To measure the quality of life of people with stroke and aphasia
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
Therapeutic indication
  • Aphasia
  • Stroke
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
4 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Hilari K, Byng S, Lamping DL, Smith SC. Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life Scale-39 (SAQOL-39): Evaluation of acceptability, reliability, and validity. Stroke. 2003 Aug;34(8):1944-50 (Full text article)

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