Validity study of the severity index, a simple measure of urinary incontinence in women

Janet Hanley, Ann Capewell, Suzanne Hagen

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Abstract

Lack of a universally accepted, easily applied, outcome measure is one reason why urinary incontinence in women is poorly evaluated and treated. he severity index, developed by Sandvik et al, is short and simple enough for use in almost any context. We evaluated the reliability, validity, and sensitivity to change of the severity index in a wide range of women in Scotland.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2001

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Urinary Incontinence
Scotland
Reproducibility of Results
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Keywords

  • severity index

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