Performance of the Incontinence Impact Questionnaire in Canada.

  title={Performance of the Incontinence Impact Questionnaire in Canada.},
  author={Sylvie F. Beaulieu and J. J. Collet and Le Mai Tu and Effat Macrammalla and Sharon Wood-Dauphinee and Jacques Corcos},
  journal={The Canadian journal of urology},
  volume={6 1},
The Incontinence Impact Questionnaire (IIQ) was developed in the US and has been shown to be a valid and reliable measure of how urinary incontinence (UI) affects a woman's quality of life. This study aimed to test the performance of the IIQ in Canada with English and French-speaking Canadians. The IIQ underwent professional forwards-backwards translation and psychometric testing. Women (36 English and 34 French-speaking) consulting a urologist for stress urinary incontinence underwent routine… CONTINUE READING