Quality of life and symptom measurement in Chinese women with pelvic floor disorders: validation study of Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire
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AbstractThe prevalence of pelvic floor disorders, namely pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and faecal incontinence in women has been reported to be 11.4-39.7%, 25-52%, and 1.4-22% respectively. Caucasian women with pelvic floor disorders have been reported to have significantly impaired quality of life (QOL).1 The Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI) and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ) are reliable, valid, and condition-specific symptom and
QOL instruments to assess symptoms, their severity, and the impact of different types of pelvic floor disorder on a woman’s activities and well-being.2 Nonetheless, a Chinese version is not available. This study aimed to investigate the reliability and validity of a Chinese version of the PFDI and PFIQ in Chinese women with pelvic floor disorders.
All Author(s) ListChan SS, Pang SM, Lai BP, Choy KW
Journal nameHong Kong Medical Journal
Year2017
Volume Number23
Issue Number3 (Suppl. 2)
PublisherHong Kong Academy of Medicine
Place of PublicationHong Kong
Pages38 - 41
ISSN1024-2708
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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