Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory MFI

The MFI of Smets et al. (1995) is a 20-item self-report instrument designed to measure fatigue (Appendix E14). It covers five dimensions, each of four items general fatigue, physical fatigue, mental fatigue, reduced motivation, and reduced activity. There are equal numbers of positively and negatively worded statements, to counter possible response bias, and the respondent must indicate to what extent the particular statement applies to him or her. The five-point items take responses between...

Paediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire PAQLQ

The PAQLQ developed by Juniper et al. (1996) has been designed to measure the problems that children between the ages of 7 and 17 experience as a result of asthma extracts from the self-administered version are shown in Appendix El 1. The PAQLQ has 23 items relating to three dimensions, namely symptoms, activity limitations and emotional function. Items are scored from 1 to 7. Three of the activity questions are individualised with the children identifying important activities at the beginning...