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Please note that some measures are designed to be used for clinical research for outcome
assessment and some measures are designed to be used as a screening tool.

Women’s Hair Growth Questionnaire (WHGQ)

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Women’s Hair Growth Questionnaire (WHGQ)

Description and Context of Use
The WHGQ measures perceived hair growth in women with female pattern hair loss/androgenetic alopecia (AGA).
Population age range
Adult women (18+)
Number of items
Recall Period
Since the start of treatment
Response Scales
5-point Likert scale
Administration Mode
Self-administered; Paper and pen
Administration Time
<5 minutes
Harness J, Mamolo C, Olsen E, Price V, DeMuro-Mercon CJ, Fehnel SE, Barrows SM. The women's hair growth questionnaire (WHGQ): development and validation of a patient-reported measure for treatment efficacy in female pattern alopecia. Poster presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology; March 2009.
Original Language
English (US)
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