International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Module (ICIQ-MLUTS)

The ICIQ-MLUTS is a questionnaire for evaluating male lower urinary tract symptoms and impact on quality of life (QoL) in research and clinical practice across the world. The ICIQ-MLUTS is derived from the fully validated ICSmaleSF questionnaire.

Number of items: 13

Question items:

  • Hesitancy
  • Straining to continue urination
  • Strength of stream
  • Intermittency
  • Incomplete emptying
  • Urgency
  • Urge urinary incontinence
  • Stress urinary incontinence
  • Unexplained urinary incontinence
  • Nocturnal enuresis
  • Post micturition dribble
  • Nocturia
  • Frequency

Associated publications:
Donovan J, Peters T, Abrams P, Brooks S, de la Rosette J, Schafer W. Scoring the short form ICSmale SF questionnaire. J Urol. 2000; 164(6):1948-1955

Level of validation according to ICI grades of recommendation:
Grade A
Validity, reliability and responsiveness established with rigour in several data sets

Suggested modules to use in conjuction:

Completion time:
4-5 mins

0-20 voiding symptoms subscale
0-24 incontinence symptoms subscale
Bother scales are not incorporated in the overall score but indicate impact of individual symptoms for the patient

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