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Table 1 VHI-10 score

From: Treatment of T1b glottic SCC: laser vs. radiation- a Canadian multicenter study

F 1. My voice makes it difficult for people to hear me. 0 1 2 3 4
P 2. I run out of air when I talk. 0 1 2 3 4
F 3. People have difficulty understanding me in a noisy room. 0 1 2 3 4
P 4. The sound of my voice varies throughout the day. 0 1 2 3 4
F 5. My family has difficulty hearing me when I call them throughout the house. 0 1 2 3 4
F 6. I use the phone less often than I would like to. 0 1 2 3 4
E 7. I’m tense when talking to others because of my voice. 0 1 2 3 4
F 8. I tend to avoid groups of people because of my voice. 0 1 2 3 4
E 9. People seem irritated with my voice. 0 1 2 3 4
P 10. People ask, “What’s wrong with your voice?” 0 1 2 3 4
  1. 0 = never, 1 = almost never, 2 = sometimes, 3 = almost always, 4 = always.