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Table 6 Estimates of minimal clinically important differences on WHOQOL-BREF domains

From: Satisfactory results of a psychometric analysis and calculation of minimal clinically important differences of the World Health Organization quality of life-BREF questionnaire in an observational cohort study with lung cancer and mesothelioma patients

Domains 0.5 SD 1 SEM
General Facet 0.876  
Physical Health 1.545 2.155
Psychological Health 1.259 1.914
Social Relationships 1.274 2.716
Environment 1.142 1.761
  1. Abbreviations: WHOQOL-BREF World Health Organization Quality of Life questionnaire, SD standard deviation, SEM standard error of measure