The IWQOL is a 74-item self-report instrument that assesses the perceived effect of weight on quality of life in eight key areas-health, social interpersonal life, work, mobility, self-esteem, sexual life, activities of daily living, and comfort with food. A higher score on some scales indicated better functioning, whereas on others, a higher score indicated poorer functioning. Those scales in which higher scores indicated higher levels
Year: 1995 Authors: Kolotin et al. Disease: Obesity Outcome: Sex functioning
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Measure: Sexual functioning
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Lower scores are better Reference: Kolotkin, R. L., Head, S., Hamilton, M., & Tse, C. K. J. (1995). Assessing impact of weight on quality of life. Obesity research, 3(1), 49-56.
Target population: General population Focus Disease specific Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Yes 10.1002/j.1550-8528.1995.tb00120.x