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Table 1 Tools were reviewed to extract the item of quality of life questionnaire for mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus

From: Quality of life questionnaire for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDMQ-36): development and psychometric properties

Title of the toolAuthor-yearDimensions of the questionnaireFace validityContent validityFactor analysisConvergence Validityinternal consistencystability
36 item short form survey (SF-36) [24]Ware and Sherbourne- 1992PF,1 RP,2 BP,3 GH,4 VT,5 SF,6 RE,7 MH,8
World Health Organization Quality Of Life Bref (WHO-QOL Bref) [25]World health organization-1992Physical health, psychological, social relationship, environment
Audit of Diabetes Dependent QoL (ADDQOL) [16]Bradley-199913 item3 factor
diabetes quality of life brief clinical inventory [26]Burroughs-2004Self care behaviors, satisfaction with diabetes control0.770.72
diabetes-specific quality-of-life (D-QOL) scale [17]Lee-2012Emotional sufferinge,
Social functioninge,
Adherence to the treatment regimene,
Diabetes-specific symptoms
Qualitative validity4 factor with 70% variancemoderate and significant relationship between the D-QOL and SF-360.92%
Diabetic Clients Quality Of Life (DCQOL) [18]Darvishpoor-2005Physical, psycological, Social, Economic, Disease and treatment5 factor with 52% variancesignificant relationship between the DCQOL and SF-360.88–0.930.86–0.90
Personal Diabetes Questionnaire [27]Stetson-2011Diet knowledge and skills
Dietary decision making
Eating problems
Diet barriers
Problems in medication used
Medication barriers
Monitoring barriers
Exercise barriers
Diabetes Management Self –Efficacy Scale [28]Bijl-1999physical exercise, blood sugar,
nutrition general and medical treatment, nutrition specific and weight
4 factor with 55% variance0.810.79
Diabetes Knowledge Questionnaire [29]Garcia-200124 Item0.73–0.84
Adherence in Diabetes Questionnaire [30]Kristensen-201219 Item1 factorPredictive validity with HbA1C0.82–0.86
Psychological Predictors of Therapeutic
success in Diabetes (PPTD) questionnaire [31]
Rotella-201419 ItemPredictive validity with HbA1C0.63
  1. 1Physical functioning
  2. 2role limitations due to physical problems
  3. 3bodily pain
  4. 4general health perceptions
  5. 5vitality
  6. 6social functioning
  7. 7role limitations due to emotional problems
  8. 8perceived mental health