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Table 1 Examples of wordings and response scales of questions asked in the questionnaire

From: Long-term health-related quality of life and burden of disease after intensive care: development of a patient-reported outcome measure

Measure Question Response scale
Incidence Have you had leakage of stools because of not being able to reach the toilet in time? No—Occasionally—Once a week—Several times a week—Once a day—Several times a day
Prevalence Have you needed help moving between chair and bed No—Occasionally—Half of the times—Most of the times—Every time
Intensity Have you found normal touch bothersome? Not at all—A little—Moderately—Quite a bit—Very much
Agreement Have you had difficulties extending your wrist? No—Yes