ESPN 51th Annual Meeting

ESPN 2018


 
THE VALIDATION OF THE PEDIATRIC INCONTINENCE QUESTIONNAIRE (PINQ): A QUALITY OF LIFE MEASUREMENT SPECIFIC TO CHILDREN WITH BLADDER DISFUNCTION IN TURKEY
ASLIHAN AKDEMIR 1 ISMAIL DURSUN 1 SEDA COSKUN 1 SIBEL YEL 1 HULYA NALCACIOGLU 2 JALE DURSUN 1 SIBEL BOLAT 1 KENAN YILMAZ 5 ASLIHAN KARA 3 ZELIHA GUZELKUCUK 4 GOZDE ZARARSIZ 6 HAKAN POYRAZOGLU 1 RUHAN DUSUNSEL 1

1- ERCIYES UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
2- KAYSERI TEACHING AND EDUCATION HOSPITAL, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
3- FIRAT UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
4- AHI EVRAN UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
5- SANLIURFA TEACHING AND EDUCATION HOSPITAL, DEPARTMENT PEDIATRICS
6- ERCIYES UNIVERSITY,DEPARTMENT OF BIOSTATISTICS AND BIOINFORMATICS
 
Introduction:

We tested the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the continence specific pediatric quality of life measurement tool (PinQ).

Material and methods:

PinQ was translated and back-translated from English into Turkish and linguistically and cross-culturally adapted. This study was done at five centers in Turkey from September 2015 to December 2017. We performed the Turkish version of PinQ in 347 girls and 305 boys with a mean±SD age of 10.38 ± 2.33 years (range 8 to 17) with urinary incontinence. To compare the severity of the symptoms with quality of life, we used reliable and validated dysfunctional voiding and incontinence scoring system (DVAISS)

Results:

On reliability testing of the Turkish version Cronbach’s α was 0,895. Reliability testing of the intrinsic and extrinsic factors Cronbach’s α was 0.85 and 0.76 respectively. Mean Turkish version total scores were 33.7 (±15,98) in girls and 28,7 (±13,67) in boys and significance between PinQ total score and gender was determined (p<0.001). Association between PinQ total score and DVAISS was also significant (p<0.001, r=0.445). Incontinence types (day, night, day& night) were also associated with PinQ total scores (p<0,001). 

Conclusions:

 To the best of our knowledge, this is the largest size of validation and reliability   study of PinQ and the Turkish version of the PinQ is a valid and reliable tool to measure the quality of life in Turkish children with urinary incontinence. It’s more efficient to perform dysfunctional voiding and incontinence scoring system (DVAISS) to standardize the incontinence symptoms, together with PinQ amp; night symptoms have higher PinQ total scores (37.77±16.26)