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Purpose of module, The ICIQ-UI Short Form provides a brief and robust This short and simple questionnaire is also of use to general practitioners and. The Patient Global Impression of Improvement (PGI-I) and International Consultation of Incontinence Questionnaire – Short Form (ICIQ-SF) are. The ICIQ-SF questionnaire is used for evaluation of clinical manifestations in patients with urinary incontinence (UI) alone and combination of UI with lower.

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Thus, a minimal sample size of patients was obtained. Most of the patients were either illiterate 22 or Psychological factors associated with urinary incontinence. Questionnaires were distributed for self-completion and then redistributed to the same set of respondents two to four weeks later as part of a test-retest analysis for assessing questionnaire’s stability.

The ICIQ-SF was successfully translated and validated for Portuguese, according to the result of the final analysis of its measurement properties. Please review our privacy policy. Questionmaire necessity for distinguishing between responsiveness and validity remains because an instrument can be valid and still fail to detect clinically important changes when they occur 9.

Responsiveness to the Portuguese version of the international consultation on incontinence questionnaire – short form ICIQ-SF after stress urinary incontinence surgery. Am Fam Phys ; This study highlighted that ICIQ-SF was strongly sensitive to change, enabling it to be used as an important tool in clinical practice or research.

Urinary Incontinence in the Female. Construct and concurrent validity. There are three axes questions underlying the new classification system: Rev Saude Publica ; The correlations and cut-off scores generated were then validated on two independent datasets representing the 1-year and 4-year follow-up periods of the multicentre RCT in six units in the UK.


From the translation and back-translation made, the Portuguese questionnaiee was considered to be grammatically and semantically correct.

[ICIQ-SF questionnaire in women with urinary incontinence].

The prevalence of urinary incontinence and its influence on the quality of life in women form an urban Swedish population. Traditionally, there is a consensus that newly developed instruments should be tested for validity and reliability before they can be used in clinical trials.

The impact of urinary incontinence on the quality of life of women. Methods for assessing responsiveness: Services on Demand Journal. The fact that the cut-off score did not seem to be affected by the length of follow-up or the type of MUS used is important for both clinical and research use. The mean length of follow-up was 7. Items 1 and 2 are demographic and the final item is a self-diagnostic item for the type of UI. Methodological problems in the retrospective computation of responsiveness to change: The kappa statistic in reliability studies: The sentence in parentheses did not help in explaining the overall meaning of the question for the majority of the patients.

Consequently, it was considered that the Portuguese translation of the ICIQ-SF had been finalized for application among the sample of patients.

Wilcoxon’s signed rank test was used to compare the scores between follow-up and baseline. For comparison of the proportions, the chi-squared test or Fisher exact test was utilized, when necessary. Symptom and quality of life assessment. Its initial translation was: The concurrent validity was assessed by means of the correlation between some sociodemographic and clinical variables and the final ICIQ-SF score.

The qyestionnaire of these questionnaires are that they are time-consuming and difficult to use outside clinical settings. The internal consistency was high 0. Such a score would facilitate the comparison of results among clinical trials using different tools to asses PROM and especially those in which long-term follow-up is feasible.


All the contents of this questiknnaire, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Patients were considered to be questionaire and were included in this study if they declared that they had been experiencing at least one episode of urinary loss per week over the preceding three months. Comparing the mean level of schooling of our population sample with the literacy level for the whole Brazilian population, it can be seen that our sample had almost the same overall rate of literacy.

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[ICIQ-SF questionnaire in women with urinary incontinence].

We evaluated the hypothesis that worsened quality of life would be related to some sociodemographic parameters such as gender, schooling, marital status and family income. The clear discrepancy between MCID in the above studies shows that more research is needed in this area. A health related quality of life measure for use in patients wht urge urinary incontinence: Our study fills a research gap in providing a way to compare trial results when baseline ICIQ-SF scores are not available.

The PGI-I is a global index that is widely used to rate the response of a condition to a therapy transition ciiq. The assessment of internal responsiveness involves statistical estimation of the size of the effect; i. Around patients