View and print the 20-Item Short Form Survey developed for MOS.
20-Item Short Form Survey (SF-20)
The 20-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-20) was developed for the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS), a multi-year study of patients with chronic conditions. The resulting short-form survey instrument provides a solution to the problem faced by many investigators who must restrict survey length. The instrument was designed to reduce respondent burden while achieving minimum standards of precision for purposes of group comparisons involving multiple health dimensions.Learn more
This book provides a set of ready-to-use generic measures that are applicable to all adults, including those well and chronically ill, as well as a methodological guide to collecting health data and constructing health measures.
User's Manual for the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Core Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life 1995
This manual describes self-administered patient questionnaires that were developed for patients participating in the Medical Outcomes Study.
This website offers a list of all instruments that have been approved by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Medical Outcomes Trust.
Full bibliography for the RAND Medical Outcomes Study, measures of quality of life.
Full bibliography for SF-20.