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Health-related Quality of Life in General Slovenian Population

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2012 by Institute of Oncology Ljubljana.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Institute of Oncology Ljubljana Identifier:
First received: January 1, 2011
Last updated: March 23, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
The purpose of the study is to obtain reference data on health-related quality of life for the functional and symptom scales and single items of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality-of-Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ C30) in a representative sample of Slovenian general population.

Health-related Quality of Life

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Health-related Quality of Life in General Slovenian Poplation Assessed by the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Core Quality-of-Life Questionnaire QLQ-C30

Further study details as provided by Institute of Oncology Ljubljana:

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
general population
a representative sample from general Slovenian population

Detailed Description:
A sample of at least 600 people from the Slovenian population, randomly selected, age 18 years and more, representing geografic diversity, will take part in this postal survey. The EORTC QLQ C30 and a questionnaire about demografic data will be send by mail. This is the first study to obtain reference data from the EORTC QLQ C30 in a sample from the general Slovenian population. The results will serve as guidelines for interpreting health-related quality-of-life of different groups of patients.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
sample from general Slovenian population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18 y and more

Exclusion Criteria:

  • serious comorbidity
  • previously treated for cancer
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01269489

Institute of Oncology
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
Principal Investigator: Vaneja Velenik, PhD, MD Institute of Oncology Ljubljana Slovenia
  More Information

Responsible Party: Vaneja Velenik, PhD, MD, Institute of Oncology Identifier: NCT01269489     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 134/09/09 
Study First Received: January 1, 2011
Last Updated: March 23, 2012

Keywords provided by Institute of Oncology Ljubljana:
quality of life
general Slovenian population
EORTC QLQ C30 processed this record on February 17, 2017