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EQ-5D-5L | Proxy version

Proxy versions were developed for use in special cases where patients are mentally or physically not capable reporting on their health-related quality of life, for instance because of severe intellectual disability or mental health problems.

Please note that if patients are not able to come to a hospital, the EQ-5D-5L Telephone interview version is more suitable. If patients are not able to read or write, the EQ-5D-5L Face-to-face interview version is more suitable.

Two proxy versions are currently available, where a caregiver who knows the patient well is asked to complete the EQ-5D-5L proxy version as follows:

  • Proxy version 1: The caregiver (the proxy) is asked to rate the patient’s health-related quality of life in their (the proxy’s) opinion.
  • Proxy version 2: The caregiver (the proxy) is asked to rate how he/she (the proxy) thinks the patient would rate his/her own health-related quality of life, if the patient were able to communicate it.

If a language version is not available, please contact the EuroQol Office.

CountryLanguageMode Of AdministrationPlatformDeviceProduct VersionDate Modified
ArgentinaSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
ArgentinaSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
ArgentinaSpanishProxy2Paper1.001/08/2015
AustraliaEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
AustraliaEnglishProxy1Paper1.101/07/2017
AustraliaEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/02/2015
AustriaGermanProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
AustriaGermanProxy2Paper1.001/11/2017
BelgiumDutchProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
BelgiumDutchProxy1Paper1.001/11/2016
BelgiumDutchProxy2Paper1.001/01/2015
BelgiumFrenchProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/06/2018
BelgiumFrenchProxy1Paper1.101/11/2017
BelgiumFrenchProxy2Paper1.101/12/2018
BelgiumGermanProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
BelgiumGermanProxy1Paper1.101/11/2017
Bosnia and HerzegovinaCroatianProxy1Paper1.001/12/2017
Bosnia and HerzegovinaCroatianProxy2Paper1.001/12/2017
BrazilPortugueseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
BrazilPortugueseProxy1Paper1.001/06/2016
BrazilPortugueseProxy2Paper1.001/03/2018
BulgariaBulgarianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
BulgariaBulgarianProxy1Paper1.101/02/2018
BulgariaBulgarianProxy2Paper1.001/11/2017
CanadaEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
CanadaEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
CanadaEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/02/2015
CanadaFrenchProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
CanadaFrenchProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
CanadaFrenchProxy2Paper1.001/02/2015
CataloniaCatalanProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
CataloniaCatalanProxy1Paper1.001/01/2018
ChileSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
ChileSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
ChinaSimplified ChineseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/06/2018
ChinaSimplified ChineseProxy1Paper1.101/06/2018
ChinaSimplified ChineseProxy2Paper1.101/08/2018
ColombiaSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
ColombiaSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/11/2017
Costa RicaSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/03/2018
CroatiaCroatianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/12/2017
CroatiaCroatianProxy1Paper1.101/09/2017
CroatiaCroatianProxy2Paper1.001/11/2017
Czech RepublicCzechProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/06/2018
Czech RepublicCzechProxy1Paper1.001/09/2015
Czech RepublicCzechProxy2Paper1.001/08/2015
DenmarkDanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/12/2017
DenmarkDanishProxy1Paper1.101/12/2017
DenmarkDanishProxy2Paper1.001/12/2017
El SalvadorSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/07/2018
El SalvadorSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/07/2018
EstoniaEstonianProxy1Paper1.001/03/2017
EstoniaRussianProxy1Paper1.001/03/2017
FinlandFinnishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
FinlandFinnishProxy1Paper1.101/11/2017
FinlandSwedishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/12/2017
FinlandSwedishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
FranceFrenchProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
FranceFrenchProxy1Paper1.201/11/2017
FranceFrenchProxy2Paper1.101/11/2017
GeorgiaGeorgianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
GeorgiaGeorgianProxy1Paper1.001/07/2017
GermanyGermanProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/01/2018
GermanyGermanProxy1Paper1.201/06/2018
GermanyGermanProxy2Paper1.001/08/2015
GreeceGreekProxy1Paper1.001/03/2017
GuatemalaSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2017
Hong KongTraditional ChineseProxy1Paper1.001/12/2018
HungaryHungarianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
HungaryHungarianProxy1Paper1.001/11/2016
HungaryHungarianProxy2Paper1.001/11/2017
IndiaEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
IndiaEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/02/2018
IndiaEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/02/2018
IrelandEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2014
IsraelArabicProxy1Paper1.001/03/2017
IsraelEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/03/2017
IsraelHebrewProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/06/2018
IsraelHebrewProxy1Paper1.101/06/2018
IsraelHebrewProxy2Paper1.101/06/2018
IsraelRussianProxy1Paper1.001/03/2017
ItalyItalianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
ItalyItalianProxy1Paper1.101/11/2017
ItalyItalianProxy2Paper1.001/08/2015
JapanJapaneseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
JapanJapaneseProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
JapanJapaneseProxy2Paper1.001/04/2015
LatviaLatvianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/07/2018
LatviaLatvianProxy1Paper1.001/07/2018
LatviaRussianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/03/2018
LatviaRussianProxy1Paper1.001/03/2018
LithuaniaLithuanianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/03/2018
LithuaniaLithuanianProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
LithuaniaRussianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
LithuaniaRussianProxy1Paper1.001/07/2017
MacedoniaMacedonianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
MacedoniaMacedonianProxy1Paper1.001/02/2018
MalaysiaEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
MalaysiaEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/09/2017
MalaysiaMalayProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
MalaysiaMalayProxy1Paper1.101/09/2016
MalaysiaSimplified ChineseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
MalaysiaSimplified ChineseProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
MalaysiaTamilProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
MalaysiaTamilProxy1Paper1.001/07/2017
MauritiusEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/02/2018
MauritiusEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/02/2018
MauritiusFrenchProxy1Paper1.001/02/2018
MauritiusFrenchProxy2Paper1.001/02/2018
MexicoSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/07/2018
MexicoSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
MexicoSpanishProxy2Paper1.001/09/2015
MontenegroMontenegrinProxy1Paper1.001/02/2018
MontenegroMontenegrinProxy2Paper1.001/02/2018
NepalNepaliProxy1Paper1.001/02/2019
NepalNepaliProxy2Paper1.001/01/2019
NetherlandsDutchProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
NetherlandsDutchProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
NetherlandsDutchProxy2Paper1.001/01/2015
New ZealandEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/06/2017
New ZealandEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/08/2017
NorwayNorwegianProxy1Paper1.001/04/2016
NorwayNorwegianProxy2Paper1.001/07/2018
PeruSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/03/2018
PeruSpanishProxy1Paper1.101/03/2018
PolandPolishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
PolandPolishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
PolandPolishProxy2Paper1.001/03/2015
PortugalPortugueseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/06/2018
PortugalPortugueseProxy1Paper1.001/09/2016
PortugalPortugueseProxy2Paper1.001/07/2015
Puerto RicoSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/03/2018
Puerto RicoSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/03/2018
QatarArabicProxy1Paper1.001/02/2018
QatarArabicProxy2Paper1.001/02/2018
RomaniaRomanianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
RomaniaRomanianProxy1Paper1.001/09/2017
RussiaRussianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/05/2018
RussiaRussianProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
Saudi ArabiaArabicProxy1Paper1.001/11/2017
Saudi ArabiaArabicProxy2Paper1.001/11/2017
SerbiaCyrillic SerbianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/12/2018
SerbiaCyrillic SerbianProxy1Paper1.101/03/2018
SerbiaCyrillic SerbianProxy2Paper1.101/11/2018
SerbiaSerbianProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/12/2018
SerbiaSerbianProxy1Paper2.001/02/2017
SerbiaSerbianProxy2Paper1.101/09/2018
SingaporeEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/11/2017
SingaporeMalayProxy1Paper1.001/09/2015
SingaporeSimplified ChineseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/02/2018
SingaporeSimplified ChineseProxy1Paper1.101/12/2015
SingaporeTamilProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/10/2018
SingaporeTamilProxy1Paper1.001/07/2017
SlovakiaSlovakProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/08/2018
SlovakiaSlovakProxy1Paper1.001/09/2015
SloveniaSlovenianProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
SloveniaSlovenianProxy2Paper1.001/03/2018
South AfricaAfrikaansProxy1DigitalTablet1.201/06/2018
South AfricaAfrikaansProxy1Paper1.301/06/2018
South AfricaAfrikaansProxy2Paper1.101/06/2018
South AfricaEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
South AfricaEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/02/2017
South AfricaEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/09/2015
South AfricaNorthern SothoProxy1Paper1.001/03/2018
South AfricaNorthern SothoProxy2Paper1.001/03/2018
South AfricaSesothoProxy1Paper1.001/03/2018
South AfricaSesothoProxy2Paper1.001/03/2018
South AfricaZuluProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/10/2018
South AfricaZuluProxy1Paper1.001/07/2018
South KoreaKoreanProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/07/2018
South KoreaKoreanProxy1Paper1.101/01/2018
South KoreaKoreanProxy2Paper1.001/04/2015
SpainSpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/11/2017
SpainSpanishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
SpainSpanishProxy2Paper1.001/08/2015
SwedenSwedishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
SwedenSwedishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
SwedenSwedishProxy2Paper1.001/10/2018
SwitzerlandFrenchProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
SwitzerlandFrenchProxy2Paper1.001/02/2018
SwitzerlandGermanProxy1Paper1.001/12/2015
SwitzerlandGermanProxy2Paper1.001/11/2017
SwitzerlandItalianProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
TaiwanTraditional ChineseProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/01/2018
TaiwanTraditional ChineseProxy1Paper1.101/10/2015
TaiwanTraditional ChineseProxy2Paper1.001/12/2018
ThailandThaiProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/03/2018
TurkeyTurkishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/04/2018
TurkeyTurkishProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
UKEnglishProxy1DigitalLaptop/Desktop1.001/07/2019
UKEnglishProxy1DigitalPDA/Smartphone1.001/07/2019
UKEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet2.201/07/2019
UKEnglishProxy1Paper1.401/05/2019
UKEnglishProxy1 Interviewer AdministrationPaper1.001/07/2019
UKEnglishProxy2Paper1.501/05/2019
UkraineRussianProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/03/2018
UkraineRussianProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
UkraineUkrainianProxy1DigitalTablet1.101/03/2019
UkraineUkrainianProxy1Paper1.001/10/2015
USAEnglishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/07/2016
USAEnglishProxy1Paper1.001/08/2015
USAEnglishProxy2Paper1.001/06/2018
USASpanishProxy1DigitalTablet1.001/08/2017
USASpanishProxy1Paper1.101/08/2017
USASpanishProxy2Paper1.001/08/2015
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