An epidemiological study to establish the prevalence of urinary symptoms and felt need in the community: the Leicestershire MRC Incontinence Study. Leicestershire MRC Incontinence Study Team.

@article{Perry2000AnES,
  title={An epidemiological study to establish the prevalence of urinary symptoms and felt need in the community: the Leicestershire MRC Incontinence Study. Leicestershire MRC Incontinence Study Team.},
  author={Sadorsky Perry and Chris Shaw and Philip R Assassa and Helen Dallosso and Kate Williams and K R Brittain and Fiona K. Mensah and Nancy Keeney Smith and Michael M. Clarke and Carol Jagger and Christopher J Mayne and Christopher M Castleden and John Kendrick Jones and Catherine W. McGrother},
  journal={Journal of public health medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={427-34}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to establish the prevalence of urinary symptoms and felt need in adults. This paper discusses problems with setting thresholds to distinguish cases from non-cases in this field of research. Few studies have provided detailed age- and sex-specific prevalence estimates for felt need in relation to urinary symptoms. METHODS A cross-sectional postal survey was carried out of 15,904 community-dwelling adults aged 40 years or more registered with general… CONTINUE READING
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