Distribution of pelvic organ support measures in a population-based sample of middle-aged, community-dwelling African American and white women in southeastern Michigan.

@article{Trowbridge2008DistributionOP,
  title={Distribution of pelvic organ support measures in a population-based sample of middle-aged, community-dwelling African American and white women in southeastern Michigan.},
  author={Elisa Rodriguez Trowbridge and Nancy H. Fultz and Divya A. Patel and John Ol DeLancey and Dee E. Fenner},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={198 5},
  pages={548.e1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to report the distribution of pelvic support among a population-based sample of middle-aged community-dwelling women, as defined by pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) and study factors that might influence POP-Q measurements. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a secondary analysis of a population-based study of community-dwelling, African American and white women aged 35-64 years from southeastern Michigan. Three hundred ninety-four women consented to… CONTINUE READING

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