Table 1: Validated gastrointestinal health-related quality-of-life scales.
|Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale (GSRS)||Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GIQLI)||Psychological General Well-Being Index (PGWBI)|
|• Reflux, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and indigestion||• Reflux, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and indigestion||• Anxiety, depressed mood, positive well-being, self-control, general health, vitality|
|• 15 items||• 36 items||• 22 items|
|• GERD a , dyspepsia, IBS||• Nonspecific, GERD, IBS||• GERD, dyspepsia|
|• Very good to good reliability, validity, and responsiveness||• Good reliability, validity, and responsiveness||• Very good reliability, validity, and responsiveness|
|• Lower numbers represent fewer or less severe symptoms||• Higher numbers respresent better QoL||• Higher numbers represent better QoL|