Journal article

PinQ: a valid, reliable and reproducible quality-of-life measure in children with bladder dysfunction.

WF Bower, FKY Sit, N Bluyssen, EMC Wong, CK Yeung

Journal of Pediatric Urology | Published : 2006

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Recently, a cross-cultural continence-specific paediatric quality-of-life measurement tool (PinQ) has been developed and tested psychometrically. The aim of this study was to evaluate the test re-test reliability of this new tool in a cohort of children with bladder dysfunction in order to evaluate the reproducibility of scores. A secondary aim was to compare the parent-completed proxy version with child-reported scores. METHODS: PinQ was translated and back-translated from English into Chinese and Dutch and scrutinized for cultural and linguistic appropriateness or ambiguity. Forty children aged 6-15 years from both countries were asked to self-complete the measure at first consu..

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