Health-Related Quality of Life Data
CDC uses a set of questions called the “Healthy Days Measures” to measure population health-related quality of life
These questions include the following:
- Would you say that in general your health is
- Very good
- Fair or
- Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?
- Now thinking about your mental health, which includes stress, depression, and problems with emotions, for how many days during the past 30 days was your mental health not good?
- During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?
See more information at http://www.cdc.gov/hrqol/methods.htm