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Urology > Overactive Bladder

Please note that some measures are designed to be used for clinical research for outcome
assessment and some measures are designed to be used as a screening tool.

Patient Perception of Bladder Condition (PPBC)

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Patient Perception of Bladder Condition (PPBC)

Description and Context of Use
The PPBC measures the patients’ perception of their urinary (bladder) problems.
Population age range
Adults (18+)
Number of items
1
Recall Period
Currently
Response Scales
6-point Likert Scale
Administration Mode
Self-administered; Paper and pen
Administration Time
1 minute
References
Matza LS, Thompson CL, Krasnow J, Brewster-Jordan J, Zyczynski T, Coyne KS. Test-retest reliability of four questionnaires for patients with overactive bladder: the overactive bladder questionnaire (OAB-q), patient perception of bladder condition (PPBC), urgency questionnaire (UQ), and the primary OAB symptom questionnaire (POSQ). Neurourol Urodyn. 2005;24(3):215-25.

Coyne KS, Matza LS, Kopp Z, Abrams P. The validation of the patient perception of bladder condition (PPBC): a single-item global measure for patients with overactive bladder. Eur Urol. 2006;49(6):1079-1086.
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