Quality of Life Concepts

Secondary Health Conditions

Incontinence Impact Q (IIQ-7)

Description: The IIQ-7 assess the impact of urinary incontinence on QoL [1].

Format: 7 items assess influence of urinary incontinence on physical activity, travel, social/relationships & emotional health.

Scoring: Each item is scored between 0 (activities not affected at all) to 3 (activities greatly affected). The average of all 7 items is multiplied by 33 1/3 for a total score out of 100.

Administration and Burden: Self-administered. Approximately 5 minutes.

Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.

Language(s): English.

QoL Concept: The IIQ-7 assess the impact of urinary incontinence on QoL, which corresponds to Boxes C (achievements) & E (subjective evaluations and reactions) of Dijker's Model. 

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References:

  1. Uebersax JS, Wyman JF, Shumaker SA, McClish DK, Fantl JA, the Continence Program for Women Research Group. Short forms to assess life quality and symptom distress for urinary incontinence in women: The incontinence impact questionnaire and the urogenital distress inventory. Neurourol Urodyn. 1995;14:131-39. 

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