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Table 1 Questionnaire for assessment of the quality of life (QOL)

From: Thoracoscopic T2-T3 versus T4 sympathectomy for primary palmar hyperhidrosis in children and adolescents: a randomized comparative study

  Very poor
1
Poor
2
Good
3
Very good
4
Excellent
5
Functional area:
How do you rate your QOL performing these tasks?
Writing      
Manual work      
Grasping objects      
Using a touch screen      
Leisure      
Total score (5–25)  
  Very poor
1
Poor
2
Good
3
Very good
4
Excellent
5
Social area:
How do you rate your QOL when doing the following activities?
Shaking hands      
Holding hands      
Sociability with friends      
Playing sports      
Other activities      
Total score (5–25)  
  Very poor
1
Poor
2
Good
3
Very good
4
Excellent
5
Stressful circumstances:
How would you rate your QOL in these situations?
In a warm room      
When you are worried      
Taking an exam      
Speaking in public      
Other situation      
Total score (5–25)  
  Do not know
1
Strongly agree
2
Agree
3
Disagree
4
Strongly disagree
5
Interaction with others
People notice my excessive sweeting      
People avoid me because of my excessive sweeting      
I frequently avoid social interaction      
I am overall less confident      
I have a trouble maintaining relationship