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Voice Handicap Index (VHI-30)

These are statements that many people have used to describe their voices and the effects of their voices on their lives.  Select the response that indicates how frequently you have had the same experience.

0 = Never
1 = Almost Never
2 = Sometimes
3 = Almost Always
4 = Always

The results of these questions will be sent to your Speech Pathologist who will discuss them with you at your next appointment.

Part I-F

0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always

Part II-P

0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always

Part III-E

0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always
0 = Never / 1 = Almost never / 2 = Sometimes / 3 = Almost always / 4 = Always

The Voice Handicap Index (VHI): Development and Validation. Barbara H. Jacobson, Alex Johnson, Cynthia Grywalski,
Alice Silbergleit, Gary Jaconsen, Michael S. Benninger. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Vol 6(3), 66-70, 1997.