• Eva Živčicová Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
  • Monika Gullerová Faculty of Social and Economic Relations, Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
Keywords: quality of life, quality of life measurement, domains of quality of life, subjective quality of life assessment


Quality of life is distinctly conceived as a construct, and, therefore, is distinctly defined and measured. The main purpose of this article was to compare the quality of life assessment in respondents with and without diabetes mellitus by using World Health Organization Quality of Life Assessment (WHOQOL-BREF) questionnaire. Then, quality of life in several major domains, such as physical health, psychological domain, social relationships, and environment is assessed and compared. Finally, a quality of life profile in respondents with and without diabetes mellitus in the Czech and Slovak Republic is produced and compared.


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