Gender differences in factors associated with patients' decisions to seek treatment for urinary incontinence in Alexandria, Egypt.

@article{Mohamed2010GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in factors associated with patients' decisions to seek treatment for urinary incontinence in Alexandria, Egypt.},
  author={Aida M Mohamed and Mohamed Salah Hassouna and Mohamed Samir Kassem},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={1170-82}
}
The objective of this descriptive, hospital-based comparative cross-sectional survey was to determine gender differences in factors associated with patients' decisions to seek treatment for urinary incontinence (Ul). Using an interview questionnaire, data were collected from 353 patients attending clinics at hospitals in Alexandria, Egypt. There were differences between males and females regarding specific psychosocial factors motivating health care seeking behaviour. Women had fewer hospital… CONTINUE READING

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