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Table 6 Correlations between the IBS-BRQ-J (26-item and 18-item version) and other variables

From: Validity and reliability of the Japanese versions of cognitive and behavioral scales for irritable bowel syndrome

26 items   IBS-SI Disruption to daily life (IBS-SI) VSI HADS (Anxiety) HADS (Depression) HADS (Total) SASS
Total r 0.556 0.538 0.598 0.316 0.233 0.302 -0.269
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
IBS group r 0.488 0.464 0.518 0.449 0.386 0.454 -0.290
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.004
Control group r 0.452 0.461 0.518 0.113 0.127 0.133 -0.082
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.229 0.177 0.159 0.396
18 items   IBS-SI Disruption to daily life (IBS-SI) VSI HADS (Anxiety) HADS (Depression) HADS (Total) SASS
Total r 0.560 0.533 0.610 0.305 0.240 0.300 -0.262
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
IBS group r 0.491 0.464 0.533 0.434 0.399 0.452 -0.282
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.005
Control group r 0.450 0.442 0.521 0.098 0.131 0.126 -0.061
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.300 0.166 0.181 0.524
  1. IBS irritable bowel syndrome
  2. IBS-BRQ-J Japanese version of Irritable Bowel Syndrome-Behavioral Responses Questionnaire
  3. IBS-SI IBS Severity Index
  4. VSI Visceral Sensitivity Index
  5. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
  6. SASS Social Adaptation Self-evaluation Scale