Quality of Life Concepts

Secondary Health Conditions

Cleveland Clinic Incontinence (CCI) Score

Description: The CCI Score takes into account the frequency of incontinence and the extent to which it alters a person’s life [1].

Format: 5 questions assessing type of incontinence (solid, liquid, gas, wears pad, lifestyle alteration).

Scoring: The frequency with which each type of incontinence occurs is rated on a scale from 0 (never) to 4 (always or to 1/day). The sum of the frequencies is added to yield a total score that can range from 0 to 20, with higher scores indicating higher levels of incontinence.

Administration and Burden: Interviewer-administered; Self-administered. It only takes a few minutes to complete.

Psychometrics for SCI: Not available.

Languages: English.

QoL Concept: The CCI is a Health-Related Quality of Life measure, which corresponds to Box C (achievements) of Dijker’s Model.

Permissions/Where to Obtain: Not available.

References:

  1. Jorge JM, Wexner SD. Etiology and management of fecal incontinence. Dis Colon Rectum 1993;36:77-97.

CLICK ON THE LISTED SECONDARY HEALTH CONDITIONS ON THE LEFT TO READ HOW THE CCI SCORE HAS BEEN USED WITH A PARTICULAR CONDITION

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