Analysis of the structural characteristics and psychometric properties of the Pelvic Floor Bother Questionnaire (PFBQ): a systematic review.
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Author/sMolina-Torres, Guadalupe; Amiano-López, Leticia; Córdoba-Peláez, Marta María; Ibáñez-Vera, Alfonso Javier; Diaz-Mohedo, Esther
Background: The Pelvic Floor Bother Questionnaire is a validated and reliable questionnaire that studies the presence and degree of pelvic floor discomfort, providing a global vision of pelvic floor dysfunction. This questionnaire assesses urinary stress incontinence, urinary urgency, urinary frequency, urge urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapses, dysuria, dyspareunia, defecatory dysfunction, fecal incontinence, and the disability it causes to the respondent. Aim: The aim of the present study was to analyze the structural characteristics and psychometric properties of the different versions of the pelvic floor bother questionnaire, as well as the methodological quality, the quality of evidence, and the criteria used for good measurement properties. Methods: A systematic review was carried out in different databases, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, Web of Science, Dialnet, ScienceDirect, and CINAHL, on studies adapting and validating the pelvic floor bother questionnaire in other language...
pelvic floor dysfunctions