Table 4

Shortlist outcome measures (rated and prioritised) for infants 0–1 years old

Rank Outcome measures Domain Percentage Average rating
Healthcare professionals
Outpatient setting
1Defecation frequencyDefecation963.14
2Painful defecationDefecation942.98
3Stool consistencyDefecation823.20
4DiscomfortAssociated symptoms742.28
5Quality of life (parents)Quality of life641.76
6Abdominal painAssociated symptoms361.44
7CryingAssociated symptoms360.18
8Faecal incontinenceAssociated symptoms180.76
Inpatient setting
1Defecation frequencyDefecation923.18
2Stool consistencyDefecation883.24
3Painful defecationDefecation842.94
4DiscomfortAssociated symptoms722.30
5Quality of life (parents)Quality of life622.31
6Time of hospitalisationHospital521.82
7Abdominal painAssociated symptoms281.50
8Faecal incontinenceAssociated symptoms220.80