Body weight through adult life and risk of urinary incontinence in middle-aged women: results from a British prospective cohort

@article{Mishra2008BodyWT,
  title={Body weight through adult life and risk of urinary incontinence in middle-aged women: results from a British prospective cohort},
  author={Gita Devi Mishra and Rebecca Hardy and Linda Cardozo and Diana Kuh},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={1415-1422}
}
Objectives:To determine whether the onset and duration of being overweight or obese are associated with symptoms of urinary incontinence.Design:Nationally representative cohort study.Subjects:A total of 1201 women followed-up since their birth in 1946 and annually from 48 to 54 years.Measurements:The body mass index (BMI) at the age of 20, 26, 36 and 43, and symptoms of stress, urge and severe incontinence at seven consecutive years from age 48 to 54.Results:In each year from age 48 to 54… CONTINUE READING
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