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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Results of the pre-test for the cognitive interview

Variable Total patients (n=20)
Baseline characteristics
Age (yr) 61.8 (44~82)
Sex
Male 16 (80)
Female 4 (20)
GIQLI
Total score 104 (93.0~111.2)
Symptoms 63 (53.7~67.5)
Emotions 13 (11.0~14.2)
Physical function 17 (14.5~21.5)
Social function 9 (7.0~11.0)
Medical treatment 3 (2.0~4.0)
Interview
Question 1 6.5 (5.0~10.0)
Question 2 4 (3.0~4.0)
Question 3 4 (4.0~4.0)

Values are presented as median (interquartile range) or number (%).

Question 1 = “How long did you take to complete the questionnaire?”. Question 2 = “Are the meanings of the questions clear and unambiguous?”. Question 3= “ Are the questions in the questionnaire adequately described in terms of expressions used in daily life?”.

GIQLI = Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index.

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