Survey Instruments

QUALITY OF LIFE IS DEFINED AS AN INDIVIDUAL’S PERCEPTION OF THEIR POSITION IN LIFE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE CULTURE AND VALUE SYSTEMS IN WHICH THEY LIVE AND IN RELATION TO THEIR GOALS, EXPECTATIONS, STANDARDS AND CONCERNS. IT IS A BROAD-RANGING CONCEPT AFFECTED IN A COMPLEX WAY BY THE PERSON’S PHYSICAL HEALTH, PSYCHOLOGICAL STATE, LEVEL OF INDEPENDENCE, SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO SALIENT FEATURES OF THEIR ENVIRONMENT.
(WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION)