Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (IBDQ)
Description: A quality of life (QoL) questionnaire for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases .
Format: 32 questions grouped into four dimensions: bowel, systemic, social, and emotional.
Scoring: Scores range from 1 (poorest QoL) to 7 (best QoL). Higher scores indicate better QoL.
Administration and Burden: Interviewer-administered; Self-administered version also available.
Psychometrics for SCI: Good internal consistency, with a Cronbach α of 0.85 for the bowel-related quality of life items.
Languages: English, and several other languages.
QoL Concept: This is a Health-Related QoL measure of Subjective Well-Being, which corresponds to Boxes C (achievements) and E (subjective evaluations and reactions) of Dijker’s Model.
Permissions/Where to Obtain: Copyrighted; The IBDQ can be purchased at the Flintbox website at: www.flintbox.com/technology.asp?page=496.
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