FLQAI - A Questionnaire on Quality of Life in Fecal Incontinence: German translation and validation of Rockwood et al.'s (2000) Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale (FIQLS).

@article{Ahnis2012FLQAIA,
  title={FLQAI - A Questionnaire on Quality of Life in Fecal Incontinence: German translation and validation of Rockwood et al.'s (2000) Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale (FIQLS).},
  author={Anne Ahnis and Martin Holzhausen and Todd H. Rockwood and H-P Rosemeier},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={661-9}
}
AIM The aim of the study was to produce a German version (FLQAI) of the Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale (FIQLS) by Rockwood et al., an English-language measure of quality of life in fecal incontinence 1. The FIQLS has 29 items assigned to the four subscales of lifestyle, coping/behavior, depression/self-perception and embarrassment. MATERIAL AND METHODS The FIQLS 1 was translated into German and adapted. Indicators of test quality (convergent and discriminant validity, reliability… CONTINUE READING