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Title: Psychometric properties of the pelvic organ prolapse symptom score
Authors: Glasgow Caledonian University;University of Aberdeen;Institute for Social Marketing;Southern General Hospital
Keywords: Construct validity;internal consistency;outcome measure;pelvic organ prolapse;psychometric properties;sensitivity to change;Pelvic pain Treatment;Pelvis Surgery;Pelvis Diseases Treatment
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell / Royal College of Ostetricians and Gynaecologists
Description: Objective To assess the internal consistency, construct validity and sensitivity to change of a pelvic organ prolapse symptom score (POP-SS). Design Analysis of data from three prolapse studies, including symptomatic and asymptomatic women who completed the POP-SS. Setting (1) A community setting in New Zealand, (2) two gynaecology outpatient departments in Scotland and (3) a gynaecological surgery department in Scotland. Population or sample (1) Participants from a survey of postnatal women at 12-year follow up, invited to complete a prolapse questionnaire and have prolapse assessment, (2) new gynaecology outpatients presenting with prolapse symptoms, randomised to pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) or control and (3) women having anterior and/or posterior prolapse surgery, randomised to mesh insert or no mesh. Method Data were analysed to assess internal consistency, construct validity and sensitivity to change of the POP-SS. Main outcome measures Cronbach's alpha, significance of differences in POP-SS scores between studies and significance of difference in POP-SS scores pre- to post-intervention. Results For internal consistency, Cronbach's alpha ranged from 0.723 to 0.828. Women having surgery had higher POP-SS scores than those having conservative management (mean difference 5.0, 95% CI 3.1–6.9), who in turn had higher scores than the asymptomatic women (mean difference 5.9, 95% CI 4.4–7.4). Significant differences in POP-SS score were detected after surgery and PFMT. The improvement due to surgery was significantly greater than that associated with PFMT (z =−3.006, P = 0.003). Conclusion The POP-SS has good internal consistency and construct validity and is sensitive to change.
URI: http://dl.kums.ac.ir/handle/1893/3005
Standard no: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3005
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01903.x
000261517700006
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