Assessing Quality of Life in Cypriot Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The study examined the impact of idiopathic instigative bowel disease (IBD) on fitness-related quality of existence (HRQoL) using the Greek Short Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire. 100 inmates with IBD were judged. The study found that age, feminine, and family rank affected HRQoL in patients accompanying UC and CD. Higher HRQoL scores were observed in men, older ages in UC, wedded in CD, and CD patients discussed with organic factors. The study concluded that IBD had a negative affect HRQoL.

Author(s) Details:

Maria Tsoukka,
Postgraduate Program Health Management, Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus University General Hospital of Larnaca, 7020 Larnaca, Cyprus.

Eleni Jelastopulu,
Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Patras, 261 Patras, Greece.

George Charalambous,
General Hospital of Athens “Hippocratio”, 100 Athens, Greece.

Panagiota Evangelou,
Undergraduate of Medical School, University of Cyprus, Cyprus.

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Keywords: Crohn’s disease, health related quality of life, quality of life, short inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire, ulcerative colitis

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