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Table 3 Common PROs that can be measured with PROMIS

From: Common patient-reported outcomes across ICHOM Standard Sets: the potential contribution of PROMIS®

PRO PROMIS adult item bank Example item PROMIS pediatric item bank Example item
General health status (including general physical health and general mental health)/health-related quality of life PROMIS v1.2 Global Health In general, would you say your health is PROMIS v1.0 Global Health In general, would you say your health is
Quality of life PROMIS Global02 In general, would you say your quality of life is   
Fatigue PROMIS v1.0 Fatigue How often did you feel tired? PROMIS v2.0 Fatigue I had trouble finishing things because I was too tired
Pain PROMIS v1.1 Pain Interference How much did pain interfere with your day to day activities? PROMIS v2.0 Pain Interference It was hard for me to pay attention when I had pain
PROMIS v2.0 Pain Behavior When I was in pain I lay down PROMIS v1.0 Pain Behavior I protected the part of my body that hurt
PROMIS v1.0 Pain Intensity How intense was your pain at its worst? PROMIS v1.0 Pain Intensity How bad was your pain on average?
PROMIS v2.0 Pain Quality Did your pain feel like pins and needles? PROMIS v2.0 Pain Quality Did your pain feel awful?
Physical function PROMIS v2.0 Physical Function Are you able to sit on and get up from the toilet?   
PROMIS v2.0 Mobility Are you able to go for a walk of at least 15 min? PROMIS v2.0 Physical Function—Mobility I could walk up stairs without holding on to anything
PROMIS v2.0 Upper Extremity Are you able to wash your back? PROMIS v2.0 Physical Function—Upper Extremity I could pull a shirt on over my head by myself
Sexual function PROMIS v2.0 Sexual Function and Satisfaction How satisfied have you been with your sexual relationship(s)?   
Sleep disturbance PROMIS v1.0 Sleep Disturbances I had difficulty falling asleep PROMIS v1.0 Sleep Disturbances I had difficulty falling asleep
Gastrointestinal symptoms PROMIS v1.0 Gastrointestinal Symptoms How often did you feel bloated?   
Anxiety PROMIS v1.0 Anxiety I felt anxious PROMIS v2.0 Anxiety I felt scared
Depression PROMIS v1.0 Depression I felt sad PROMIS v2.0 Depressive symptoms I felt sad
Cognitive function PROMIS v2.0 Cognitive Function I have had trouble concentrating PROMIS v2.0 Cognitive Function It is hard for me to pay attention to one thing for more than 5–10 min
PROMIS v2.0 Cognitive Function Abilities subset My memory has been as good as usual
Ability to participate in social roles/peer relationships PROMIS v2.0 Abilities to Participate in Social Roles and Activities I have trouble doing all of the family activities that I want to do PROMIS v2.0 Peer Relationships I felt accepted by other kids my age
PROMIS v2.0 Satisfaction with Social Roles and Activities I am satisfied with my ability to do things for fun with others
  1. PROMIS Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System