List of Adult Measures

Available PROMIS® Measures for Adults 

Adult Domains Definition

Bank/ Scale/ Pool

#items

Short Forms

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Global Health*

Overall evaluation of one's physical and mental health.

10  
Global Mental Overall evaluation of one's mental health. 2  
Global Physical Overall evaluation of one's physical health. 2  
Mental Health
Alcohol – Alcohol Use Drinking patterns, cue-based drinking, cravings to drink, and efforts to control drinking that indicate problematic drinking, particularly at the high end of the severity continuum. 37 7
Alcohol – Negative Consequences Negative personal outcomes of alcohol use over the past 30 days. These items cover physical, mental, and social consequences of drinking. 31 7
Alcohol – Negative Expectancies General attitudes about negative outcomes of alcohol use. These items cover physical, mental, and social negative expectancies of drinking. 11 7
Alcohol – Positive Consequences Positive personal outcomes of alcohol use over the past 30 days. These items cover physical, mental, and social consequences of drinking. 20 7
Alcohol – Positive Expectancies General attitudes about positive outcomes of alcohol use. These items cover physical, mental, and social positive expectancies of drinking. 9 7
Cognitive Function Mental acuity, concentration, verbal and nonverbal memory, verbal fluency, and perceived changes in these cognitive functions. The extent to which cognitive impairments interfere with daily functioning, whether other people observe cognitive impairments, and the impact of cognitive dysfunction on quality of life are also assessed. 32 4, 6, 8
Cognitive Function – Abilities Patient-perceived functional abilities with regard to cognitive tasks, including the perception that one’s cognitive ability with regard to the domain of inquiry (e.g.concentration, memory) has not changed. 31 4, 6, 8
Emotional Distress – Anger Angry mood (irritability, frustration), negative social cognitions (interpersonal sensitivity, envy, disagreeableness), and efforts to control anger. 22  5

Emotional Distress – Anxiety

 

Fear (fearfulness, panic), anxious misery (worry, dread), hyperarousal (tension, nervousness, restlessness), and somatic symptoms related to arousal (racing heart,dizziness).

29

4, 6, 7, 8

Emotional Distress – Depression

Negative mood (sadness, guilt), views of self (self- criticism,worthlessness), and social cognition (loneliness, interpersonal alienation), as well as decreased positive affect and engagement (loss of interest, meaning, and purpose).

28

4, 6, 8a, 8b
General Life Satisfaction One’s cognitive evaluation of life experiences and whether one likes his/her life or not. 10 5
Meaning and Purpose A sense that life has purpose and there are good reasons for living, including hopefulness, optimism, goal-directedness, and feelings that one’s life is worthy. 37 4, 6, 8
Medication Adherence Behaviors related to taking oral medication as prescribed by a doctor.  10  
Positive Affect Feelings that reflect a level of pleasurable engagement with the environment, such as happiness, joy, excitement, enthusiasm, and contentment. 34 15
Psychosocial Illness Impact – Negative Direct negative psychosocial effect of cancer, distinct from general emotional distress. 32 4, 8
Psychosocial Illness Impact – Positive Positive psychosocial (emotional and social) outcomes of illness, previously conceptualized in various ways including post-traumatic growth, benefit-finding, and meaning making. 39 4, 8
Self-Efficacy – General Confidence in ability to deal effectively with a variety of stressful situations.  10  4
Self-Efficacy for Managing Chronic Conditions – Manage Daily Activities Confidence in performing various activities of daily living (ADLs) without assistance. Items also assess exercise, sexual activities and managing activities in challenging situations (travelling, bad weather). 35 4, 8
Self-Efficacy for Managing Chronic Conditions – Manage Emotions Confidence to manage/control symptoms of anxiety, depression, helplessness, discouragement, frustration, disappointment and anger. 25 4, 8
Self-Efficacy for Managing Chronic Conditions – Manage Meds/Treatment Confidence in managing medication schedules of different complexity. Managing medication and other treatments in challenging situations such as when travelling, when running out of medication, and when adverse effects are encountered. 26 4, 8
Self-Efficacy for Managing Chronic Conditions – Manage Social Interactions Confidence in participating in social activities and getting help when necessary. Managing communication with others about their medical condition, including communication with health professionals. 23 4, 8
Self-Efficacy for Managing Chronic Conditions – Manage Symptoms Confidence to manage/control their symptoms, to manage their symptoms in different settings and to keep symptoms from interfering with work, sleep, relationships or recreational activities. 28 4, 8

Smoking – Coping Expectancies

All Smokers; Daily Smokers; Nondaily Smokers

Using smoking as a way to cope with various types of negative affect, affective consequences of not smoking, and the extent to which negative affect triggers smoking. 11; 15; 18 4; 4; 4

Smoking – Emotional/Sensory Expectancies

All Smokers; Daily Smokers; Nondaily Smokers

Improved cognitive abilities (e.g., concentration), positive affective states (e.g., relaxation, contentment), and enjoyable sensorimotor sensations (e.g., from the ritual of lighting up a cigarette, smelling the cigarette, inhaling the smoke) that are experienced as a result of smoking.  15; 16; 17 6; 6; 6

Smoking – Negative Health Expectancies

All Smokers; Daily Smokers; Nondaily Smokers

Health-related outcome expectancies of smoking (e.g., Smoking gives me a headache) and quitting (e.g., if I quit smoking I will breathe easier), and emotions such as worry (e.g., about developing serious health problems in the future). 12; 19; 18 6; 6; 6

Smoking – Negative Psychosocial Expectancies

All Smokers; Daily Smokers; Nondaily Smokers

Friend and family disapproval (e.g., if I quit smoking my friends will respect me more), self-disapproval (e.g., I get upset when I think about my smoking), and internalization of social norms (e.g., I feel uncomfortable smoking around kids). 14; 20; 15 6; 6; 6

Smoking – Nicotine Dependence

All Smokers; Daily Smokers; Nondaily Smokers

Tolerance, craving, withdrawal severity, temptations to smoke, and smoking as a behavioral priority. 20; 27; 27 4,8; 4,8; 4,8

Smoking – Social Motivations

All Smokers; Daily Smokers; Nondaily Smokers

Beliefs that: (a) smoking makes social situations more comfortable or enjoyable; (b) smoking provides a sense of camaraderie and belonging; (c) quitting smoking can negatively impact existing relationships with smokers; and (d) being in certain social situations increases smoking or the temptation to smoke. 7; 12; 12 4; 4; 4

Substance Use – Appeal

Past 30 Days; Past 3 months

Perceived positive aspects of substance use, including both increasing positive emotions (e.g., feeling happy and social) and alleviating negative emotions (e.g., reducing depression and anxiety).  Requires a screening question to document the presence of some use: “In the past 30 days, have you used drugs other than alcohol or your prescribed medications?” 18; 18 7; 7

Substance Use – Prescription Pain Medication Misuse

Abuse of prescription pain medication.  Requires a screening question to document the presence of a prescription for use: “In the past 3 months, did you have a prescription for pain medication?” 22 7

Substance Use – Severity

Past 30 Days; Past 3 months

Severity of substance use in adults. Requires a screening question to document the presence of some use: “In the past 3 months, have you used drugs other than alcohol or your prescribed medications?” 37; 37 7; 7
Physical Health
Dyspnea – Activity Motivation An adult’s relative dispositional tendency or preference toward being active or sedentary. 8  
Dyspnea – Activity Requirements Impact of an adult's environment on their physical activity levels and external activity demands on an adult, such as work outside the home and aspects of the home environment (e.g., stairs). 4  
Dyspnea – Airborne Exposure Environmental factors related to dyspnea, including exposure to airborne allergens, pollutants and smoke, and whether or not an adult is exposed to airborne factors in their environment that could impact their shortness of breath. 6  
Dyspnea – Assistive Devices Availability and use of assistive devices (e.g., cane, grab bar, or oxygen) and whether or not an individual uses such devices. 7  
Dyspnea – Characteristics Various descriptive aspects of a person’s experience of dyspnea, including quantitative and qualitative descriptions of the severity and intensity of shortness of breath as well as its frequency and duration. 5  
Dyspnea – Emotional Response Emotions experienced related to dyspnea, including embarrassment, fear and worry, and how individuals may react emotionally to their shortness of breath. 8  
Dyspnea – Functional Limitations Impact of dyspnea (i.e. shortness of breath or difficulty breathing) on an adult’s ability to function while performing specific daily activities (e.g., dressing oneself without help, preparing meals, walking up 20 stairs). 33 10
Dyspnea – Task Avoidance An adult's decision to stop engaging in certain activities when the breathing discomfort associated with continuing the activity can no longer be tolerated.  4  
Dyspnea – Time Extension Whether there has been a meaningful increase or decrease in the duration of time needed by an adult to perform a given task in the past 7 days (compared to 3 months ago) due to shortness of breath.  8  
Dyspnea – Severity Severity of shortness of breath or difficulty breathing an adult experiences in response to various specific activities (the same activities assessed in Dyspnea Functional Limitations). 33 10

Fatigue

Range of symptoms, from mild subjective feelings of tiredness to an overwhelming, debilitating, and sustained sense of exhaustion that likely decreases one’s ability to execute daily activities and function normally in family or social roles.

95

4, 6, 7 (weekly), 7 (daily) 8, 13
Gastrointestinal – Belly Pain Frequency, intensity, and quality of belly pain, as well as the associated bothersomeness and interference with daily activities that may result from belly pain. 5  
Gastrointestinal – Bowel Incontinence Frequency of bowel incontinence, soiling, and gas incontinence (i.e., stool leakage while passing gas).  4  
Gastrointestinal – Constipation Frequency and intensity of constipation-related symptoms (e.g., incomplete evacuation, rectal pain, straining, hard stools, manual extraction of stool) and the associated bothersomeness of these symptoms.  9  
Gastrointestinal – Diarrhea Frequency, bothersomeness, and impact of bowel urgency.  6  
Gastrointestinal – Disrupted Swallowing Frequency of various swallowing-related symptoms (e.g., difficulty swallowing solid foods, soft foods, liquids, and pills; throat/chest pain; the sensation of food being stuck in the throat/chest).  7  
Gastrointestinal – Gas and Bloating Frequency, intensity, and severity of bloating (i.e., feeling pressure or fullness), bloating appearance (i.e., belly swollen or larger than usual size), flatulence (i.e., passing gas), and abdominal sounds (i.e., gurgling or rumbling), as well as the predictability, bothersomeness, and interference with daily activities that result from these symptoms.  13  
Gastrointestinal – Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms associated with stomach contents leaking backwards from the stomach into the esophagus (e.g., the frequency of regurgitation, the experience of burning or a lump in the throat, burping, hiccupping, and excessive saliva production), as well as the bothersomeness that results from these symptoms. 13  
Gastrointestinal – Nausea and Vomiting Frequency of vomiting, nausea, and poor appetite, as well as the predictability of nausea.  4  
Itch – Activity & Clothing Activity and clothing related quality of
life impairment from itch (pruritis).
15 4, 8
Itch – Mood & Sleep Mood and sleep related quality of life
impairment from itch (pruritis).
18 4, 8
Itch – Interference General issues related to quality of life
impairment from itch (pruritis).
25 4, 8
Itch – Quality Assesses the subjective description of the sensation of itch with a checklist. 1  
Itch – Scratching Behavior Quality of life impairment from scratching
behavior and the physical manifestations of itch (pruritis).
5  
Itch – Severity Characteristics of itch, including intensity,
frequency, and time of occurrence.
9  
Itch – Triggers Assesses the subjective description of the triggers of itch with a checklist. 1  
Pain – Behavior Behaviors that typically indicate to others that an individual is experiencing pain. These actions or reactions can be verbal or nonverbal, and involuntary or deliberate. 20  

Pain – Interference

Consequences of pain on relevant aspects of one’s life. This includes the extent to which pain hinders engagement with social, cognitive, emotional, physical, and recreational activities.

40

4, 6a, 6b, 8
Pain Intensity How much a person hurts 3, 1  

Pain Quality – Neuropathic Pain 

Caused by damage to the peripheral somatosensory nervous system, part of the nervous system involved in bodily feelings.  This damage can be caused by an abnormality, trauma or disease. 5  
Pain Quality – Nociceptive Pain Caused by stimulation of peripheral nerve fibers (nociceptors) in the context of a normally functioning somatosensory nervous system. 5  

Physical Function

Self-reported capability rather than actual performance of physical activities. This includes the functioning of one’s upper extremities (dexterity), lower extremities (walking or mobility), and central regions (neck, back), as well as instrumental activities of daily living, such as running errands.

173

4, 6b, 8b, 10a, 20, 24a (PROMIS HAQ)

     – Mobility Activities of physical mobility such as getting out of bed or a chair to activities such as running. 44  
     – Upper Extremity Activities that require use of the upper extremity including shoulder, arm, and hand activities. Examples include writing, using buttons, or opening containers. 46  7
Physical Function for Samples with Mobility Aid Users For samples that may include individuals who use mobility aids such as wheelchairs. 114 11
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Anal Discomfort with Sexual Activity (for Sexually Active People) Anal irritation, pain, or bleeding during or after anal sex 6  

Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Bother Regarding Sexual Function

– Female

– Male

The extent to which people were bothered by aspects of sexual functioning

9

6

 
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Erectile Function (for Sexually Active Men) Ability to achieve and maintain an erection for sexual activity. 11  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Factors Interfering with Sexual Satisfaction Perception of the degree to which various factors affect satisfaction with sex life. These factors include symptoms of disease and side effects from treatment and other issues that have been identified by participants.

35

 
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Interest in Sexual Activity Conscious awareness of wanting to engage in sexual activity. 2  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Oral Discomfort with Sexual Activity (for Sexually Active People) The degree of physical discomfort in the mouth, including pain and/or irritation, experienced with sexual activity 6  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Oral Dryness with Sexual Activity (for Sexually Active People) The lack of saliva in the mouth experienced with sexual activity 3  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Orgasm – Ability (for Sexually Active People) The degree to which the person has experienced a satisfying climax. 1  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Orgasm – Pleasure (for Sexually Active People) How pleasurable or satisfying the person's orgasms have felt.  3  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Satisfaction with Sex Life An overall evaluation of his or her sex life. No limitation is placed on what the person includes in his or her definition of “sex life.” 5  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Screeners Asks about sex (gender), whether people are in a relationship that could involve sexual activity, and whether they have had any type of sexual activity with a partner in the past 30 days. 8  

Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Sexual Activities

– Female

– Male

Frequency of engaging in specific intimate or sexual behaviors, either alone or with a partner.

14

13

 

Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Therapeutic Aids for Sexual Activity

– Female

– Male

Use of hormones, personal lubrications, medications, or devices intended to allow for or improve sexual function.

 3

5

 
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Vaginal Discomfort with Sexual Activity (for Sexually Active Women) Physical discomfort of the vagina during and immediately following sexual activity.  11  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Vaginal Lubrication for Sexual Activity (for Sexually Active Women) Wetness or dryness of the vagina during sexual activity. 6  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Vulvar Discomfort with Sexual Activity – Clitoral (for Sexually Active Women) The degree of physical discomfort, including pain, of the clitoris experienced with sexual activity  4  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction: Vulvar Discomfort with Sexual Activity – Labial (for Sexually Active Women) The degree of physical discomfort, including pain, of the labia experienced with sexual activity  
Sleep Disturbance Perceptions of sleep quality, sleep depth, and restoration associated with sleep. 27 4, 6, 8a, 8b
Sleep-Related Impairment Perceptions of alertness, sleepiness, and tiredness during usual waking hours, and the perceived functional impairments during wakefulness associated with sleep problems or impaired alertness. 16 4, 8
Social Health
Ability to Participate in Social Roles and Activities Perceived ability to perform one’s usual social roles and activities. 35 4, 6, 8
Companionship Perceived availability of someone with whom to share enjoyable social activities such as visiting, talking, celebrations, etc.   4, 6
Emotional Support Perceived feelings of being cared for and valued as a person; having confidant relationships. 16 4, 6, 8
Informational Support Perceived availability of helpful information or advice. 10 4, 6, 8
Instrumental Support Perceived availability of assistance with material, cognitive or task performance. 11 4, 6, 8
Satisfaction with Participation in Discretionary Social Activities (v1.0) Contentment with leisure interests and relationships with friends. 12 7
Satisfaction with Participation in Social Roles (v1.0) Satisfaction with performing one’s usual social roles and activities 14 4, 6, 7, 8
Satisfaction with Social Roles and Activities (v2.0) Satisfaction with performing one’s usual social roles and activities (e.g., “I am satisfied with my ability to participate in family activities”). 44 4, 6, 8
Social Isolation Perceptions of being avoided, excluded, detached, disconnected from, or unknown by, others. 14 4, 6, 8
Profiles      
PROMIS-29 Profile (v2.1) A collection of 4-item short forms assessing anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain interference, physical function, sleep disturbance, and ability to participate in social roles and activities as well as a single pain intensity item.   29
PROMIS-43 Profile (v2.1) A collection of 6-item short forms assessing anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain interference, physical function, sleep disturbance, and ability to participate in social roles and activities as well as a single pain intensity item.   43
PROMIS-57 Profile (v2.1) A collection of 8-item short forms assessing anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain interference, physical function, sleep disturbance, and ability to participate in social roles and activities as well as a single pain intensity item.   57
PROMIS-29+2 Profile v2.1 (PROPr) Consists of the PROMIS 29+2 Profile v2.1 and two (2) PROMIS Cognitive Function Abilities items. This measure was created to incorporate the PROMIS Preference Scoring System.   31
PROMIS Profile CAT v1.0 – 29 A collection of 8 computer adaptive tests (CATs) assessing anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain interference, physical function, sleep disturbance, and ability to participate in social roles and activities as well as a single pain intensity item. 29  
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Brief Profile (Female) A collection of brief (1-2) item short forms assessing participation and interest in sexual activity. Non-sexually active respondents are then asked about reasons for not participating in sexual activity, whereas sexually active respondents are then asked about orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, lubrication, and vaginal discomfort, vulvar discomfort.   14
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Brief Profile (Male) A collection of brief (1-2) item short forms assessing participation and interest in sexual activity. Non-sexually active respondents are then asked about reasons for not participating in sexual activity, whereas sexually active respondents are then asked about orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, and erectile function.   10
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Brief Profile (Sexually Active Female) A collection of brief (1-2) item short forms, intended for sexually active participants, that assesses interest in sexual activity, orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, lubrication, vaginal discomfort, and vulvar discomfort.   12
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Brief Profile (Sexually Active Male) A collection of brief (1-2) item short forms, intended for sexually active participants, that assesses interest in sexual activity, orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, and erectile function.   8
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Full Profile (Female) A collection of brief (1-4) item short forms assessing participation and interest in sexual activity. Non-sexually active respondents are then asked about reasons for not participating in sexual activity, whereas sexually active respondents are then asked about orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, lubrication, vaginal discomfort, vulvar discomfort, oral discomfort, oral dryness, and anal discomfort.    26
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Full Profile (Male) A collection of brief (1-4) item short forms assessing participation and interest in sexual activity. Non-sexually active respondents are then asked about reasons for not participating in sexual activity, whereas sexually active respondents are then asked about orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, erectile function, oral discomfort, oral dryness, and anal discomfort.    20
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Full Profile (Non-Sexually Active Female) A collection of brief (1-2) item short forms, intended for non-sexually active participants, that assesses interest and reasons for not participating in sexual activity.   4
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Full Profile (Non-Sexually Active Male) A collection of brief (1-2) item short forms, intended for non-sexually active participants, that assesses interest and reasons for not participating in sexual activity.   4
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Full Profile (Sexually Active Female) A collection of brief (1-4) item short forms, intended for sexually active participants, that assesses interest in sexual activity, orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, lubrication, vaginal discomfort, and vulvar discomfort.   24
Sexual Function and Satisfaction v2.0 Full Profile (Sexually Active Male) A collection of brief (1-4) item short forms, intended for sexually active participants, that assesses interest in sexual activity, orgasm, satisfaction with sex life, and erectile function.   18

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*Global Health is scored into physical and mental health summary scores.

Disease-Specific PROMIS Measures

Some PROMIS measures were constructed by selecting a subset of items from a PROMIS item bank that are particularly relevant to individuals living with a specific health condition. Sometimes these measures added new items. These “disease-specific” PROMIS measures are listed below. PROMIS disease-specific measures do not reference a specific condition. Note that the disease-specific measure may not be recommended over a general PROMIS measures. See Recommended HealthMeasures for specific patient populations.

Measure Name Adult Domain Definition Bank/Scale/Pool Number of Items
Cancer

PROMIS – Cancer Bank v1.0 – Anxiety

Anxiety Measures respondents’ self-reported symptoms of anxiety in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Item Bank

22
(20 PROMIS items + 2 new items)

PROMIS – Cancer Bank v1.0 – Depression Depression Measures respondents’ self-reported symptoms of depression in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Item Bank 30
(23 PROMIS items + 7 new items)
PROMIS – Cancer Bank v1.0 – Fatigue Fatigue Measures self-reported symptoms of tiredness and exhaustion in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Item Bank 54
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS – Cancer Bank v1.1 – Pain Interference Pain Interference Measures self-reported consequences of pain on relevant aspects of one's life, in this case, in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Item Bank 35
(32 PROMIS items + 3 new items)
PROMIS – Cancer Bank v1.1 – Physical Function Physical Function Measures respondents’ self-reported capability to physically function in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Item Bank 45
(33 PROMIS items + 12 new items)
PROMIS Short Form v2.0 – Physical Function 10b Physical Function Measures respondents’ self-reported capability to physically function in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Short Form 10
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS Short Form v2.0 – Physical Function 8c Physical Function Measures respondents’ self-reported capability to physically function in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Items selected in collaboration with FDA. Short Form 8
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS Short Form v2.0 – Physical Function 8c 7-day Physical Function Measures respondents’ self-reported capability to physically function in the context of cancer and/or cancer treatment experiences. Uses a 7-day recall period. Items selected in collaboration with FDA. Short Form 8
(all PROMIS items)
Heart Failure
PROMIS+Heart Failure-27 Profile v1.0 Multiple Measures disease-specific physical health, mental health, social health, and overall health among patients with heart failure; the 27-item Profile was developed primarily for research purposes. Profile 27
(17 PROMIS items + 10 new items)
PROMIS+Heart Failure-10 Profile v1.0 Multiple Measures disease-specific physical health, mental health, social health, and overall health among patients with heart failure; the 10-item Profile was developed primarily for clinical purposes. Profile 10
(6 PROMIS items + 4 new items)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
PROMIS Short Form v1.0 – Fatigue – Multiple Sclerosis 8a Fatigue Measures the experience and impacts of fatigue in adults with multiple sclerosis. Short Form 8
(all PROMIS items)
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee
PROMIS Short Form v2.0 – Ability to Participate in Social Roles and Activities–OA-Knee 8a Ability to Participate in Social Roles and Activities Measures self-reported ability to perform one’s usual social roles and activities. Items assess disease-specific issues but do not reference knee arthritis. Short Form  8
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS Short Form v1.0 – Depression–OA-Knee 4a Depression Measures self-reported symptoms of depression. Items assess disease-specific issues but do not reference knee arthritis. Short Form 4
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS Short Form v1.0 – Fatigue-OA-Knee 8a Fatigue Measures self-reported symptoms of tiredness and exhaustion. Items assess disease-specific issues but do not reference knee arthritis. Short Form 8
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS+OA-Knee Short Form v1.1 – Pain Interference 13a Pain Interference Measures self-reported consequences of pain on relevant aspects of one's life. New items reference knee pain. Short Form 13
(8 PROMIS items + 5 new items)
PROMIS+OA-Knee Short Form v2.0 – Physical Function 13a Physical Function Measures self-reported capability to function physically. New items reference the knee or assistive devices.  Short Form 13
(8 PROMIS items + 5 new items)
PROMIS+OA-Knee Short Form v2.0 – Satisfaction with Social Roles and Activities 9a Satisfaction with Social Roles and Activities Measures self-reported satisfaction with performing one’s usual social roles and activities. Items assess disease-specific issues but do not reference knee arthritis. Short Form 9
(8 PROMIS items + 1 new items)
PROMIS Short Form v1.0 – Sleep Disturbance–OA-Knee 6a Sleep Disturbance Measures self-reported sleep quality, sleep depth, and restoration associated with sleep in the context of osteoarthritis of the knee. Short Form 6
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS Short Form v2.0 – Social Isolation–OA-Knee 2a Social Isolation Measures self-reported social distance from other individuals. Items assess disease-specific issues but do not reference knee arthritis.  Short Form 2
(all PROMIS items)
PROMIS Pools v1.0 – OA-Knee Multiple A collection of six PROMIS OA-Knee item pools assess self-reported Anger, Anxiety, Independence, Life Satisfaction, Pain Intensity, and Symptoms in the context of osteoarthritis of the knee.

Item Pools (uncalibrated)

13
(split across 6 item pools)

Last updated on 2/2/2024

Totals

 Type

 Total

PROMIS Adult Items 1921
PROMIS Adult Bank/Scale/Pools 119
PROMIS Adult Short Forms 126
PROMIS Adult Domains 103
PROMIS Adult Profiles 15

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Types of Measures

PROMIS measures include item banks, short forms, and computer adaptive tests (CATs).

  • Item banks are collections of carefully selected and tested items all measuring the same construct. Any subset of items can be administered and produce a score on the same metric. In some administration platforms, an item bank defaults to being administered as a computer adaptive test. Item banks are not intended to be administered in their entirety.
  • Short forms are subsets of items selected from a larger collection of items (e.g., from an item bank). A short form usually generates a single score for a construct. Sometimes short forms are called fixed length forms or fixed forms.
  • Scales are complete collections of scored items to be administered in their entirety.
  • Profiles measure multiple constructs through a fixed collection of short forms or CATs.
  • Pools are collections of related items not intended to produce a summary score, but to be used as single items.

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