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1. You must use FertiQoL as it is without making any changes to the items, order of items, instructions or response scales. If you detect an error or a problem or you want to give us some feedback then email us at email@example.com.
2. FertiQoL is free to use but you must acknowledge the sponsors in any publication. Please site either of the following two publications if you intend to use FertiQoL:
Boivin, J, Takefman, J, Braverman, A. Development and preliminary validation of the fertility quality of life (FertiQoL) tool (2011). Human Reproduction, 26(8), 2084–2091. [pdf]
Boivin, J, Takefman, J, Braverman, A. Development and preliminary validation of the fertility quality of life (FertiQoL) tool (2011). Fertility and Sterility, 96, 409–15. [pdf]
3. Please do not distribute FertiQoL to other researchers or clinicians for their use. Please ask them to visit the website to view the terms and conditions of use.
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Translations currently under preparation are: Korean and Thai. If the language you require is not already translated or in the preparation list please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are doing research then at the end of your project we would be grateful if you could send us the sample size for your project, and means and standard deviations for each FertiQoL subscale for our monitoring purposes via email at email@example.com.
FertiQoL is suitable for anyone who feels they are experiencing fertility problems. People who do not currently have a partner can leave blank items about the marital relationship/partnership. The optional FertiQoL Treatment module can be self-administered to people who have used fertility medical services (which includes any medical consultation or intervention).
Responses to items are given according to 'current thoughts and feelings'.
It takes about 10-15 minutes to complete FertiQoL.
Instructions & response scales
FertiQoL instructions are:
"For each question, kindly check (tick the box) for the response that most closely reflects how you think and feel. Relate your answers to your current thoughts and feelings. Some questions may relate to your private life, but they are necessary to adequately measure all aspects of your life. Please complete the items marked with an asterisk (*) only if you have a partner."