We recommend that you use the exact wording provided. Changing or adding nuance to the instructions or introductory text may create a risk of influencing responses, which may decrease their reliability.
We have tested PozQoL in both paper and electronic format and it appears to make no difference to the validity of the results. It is up to you how you would like to administer PozQoL. The best choice for you will depend on practical considerations, such as: Whether respondents will be more comfortable filling out …
We recommend that you use the exact wording provided. PozQoL is a validated scale. Changing the wording of any of the items would mean the reliability and validity could no longer be counted on, and you would not be able to calculate PozQoL scores with confidence.