Individual Study / GQL- Instrument

The Göteborg quality of life instrument

The Göteborg quality of life instrument

Initiatives -
has been used to assess the quality of life on a population basis, it was possible to show that the well-being variables were stable over time and that excellent well-being showed a great variation. A high level of well-being was common in variables such as family and housing but more uncommon in variables such as fitness, vision, hearing and memory. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
1970

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof Ingmar Skoog
    Centre for Ageing and Health (AgeCap) Neuropsychiatric epidemiology research unit (EPINEP)

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The 52-year follow-up will begin in the autumn of 2020.

Marker Paper

Tibblin G, Tibblin B, Peciva S, Kullman S, Svärdsudd K. "The Göteborg quality of life instrument"--an assessment of well-being and symptoms among men born 1913 and 1923. Methods and validity. Scand J Prim Health Care Suppl. 1990;1:33-8.

PUBMED 2100362

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Men born in 1913 and 1923 and living in Göteborg

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other