ICIQ-LUTSqol Module

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Module Title

ICIQ-LUTSqol

Full Name of Module

ICIQ-Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Quality of Life

Purpose of module The ICIQ-LUTSqol is a patient-completed questionnaire for evaluating quality of life (QoL) in urinary incontinent patients for use in research and clinical practice. The ICIQ-LUTSqol provides a detailed and robust measure to assess the impact of urinary incontinence on quality of life with particular reference to social effects . It is an ideal research tool as it explores in detail the impact on patients’ lives of urinary incontinence and can be used as an outcome measure to assess impact of different treatment modalities.
Derivation of module King’s Health Questionnaire (KHQ)
Intended Population Adult males and females.
Number of items 20
Question items

Household Tasks
Job
Physical activities
Travel
Social life
Friends
Relationships
Sex life
Family
Depression

Anxiety/nervousness
Bad feeling about self
Sleep/rest
Tired
Pad use
Fluid restriction
Clothing issues
Smell
Embarrassment
Overall impact on everyday life

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Associated publications

Kelleher,C., Cardozo, L., Khullar,V., Salvatore, S. A new questionnaire to assess the quality of life of urinary incontinent women. BJOG. 1997; 104:1374-1379

Level of validation according to ICI grades of recommendation

Grade A

Validity, reliability and responsiveness established with rigour in several data sets
Scoring system

19-76 overall score with greater values indicating increased impact on quality of life

Bother scales are not incorporated in the overall score but indicate impact of individual symptoms for the patient
Suggested modules to use in conjuction

ICIQ-MLUTS ; ICIQ-FLUTS - Gender-specific symptom modules

ICIQ-MLUTSsex ; ICIQ-FLUTSsex - Gender-specific sexual matters modules
Completion time 10-15 minutes
 
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