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The Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire

Name of questionnaire The Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire
Type of questionnaire-description Designed to assess the health related quality of life of patients with heart failure in adults
Number of items Multi-dimensional; 21 items
Number of domains & categories 3
Name of categories/domains   Physical, socio-economic and emotional/psychological aspects
Scaling of items 6 point Likert scale (0-5); Sum of item responses for total and dimension scores
Scoring available: with permission or free Sum of item responses for total and dimension scores
Test-retest reproducibility Yes
Internal consistency Yes, Cronbach α = 0.94
Validity Yes, correlated with other scales and instruments (SF-36, 6MWT, NYHA Class)
Language English
Translations in other languages (if yes, then list the languages) Over 30 other languages
Developer name Thomas Rector
Developer contact information info@mlhfq.org
Availability of questionnaire: needs permission from developer, cost or freely available License Agreement and fee required by Univerisy of Minnesota. Contact info@mlhfg.org for more information
References (including original publication) Rector TS, Kubo, Cohn JN. 1987 Patients' self-assessment of their congestive heart failure. Part 2: Content, reliability and validity of a new measure, the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire. Heart Failure, Oct/Nov: 198-209
Limitations Cost
Link to the questionnaire (if available) www.mlhfq.org
Other comments Self-administered questionnaire; easy to administer, short and easily understood
Last Reviewed: June 2016