Parity, Mode of Delivery, and Pelvic Floor Disorders

  title={Parity, Mode of Delivery, and Pelvic Floor Disorders},
  author={E. Lukacz and J. Lawrence and R. Contreras and C. Nager and K. Luber},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  • E. Lukacz, J. Lawrence, +2 authors K. Luber
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to assess the associations between parity, mode of delivery, and pelvic floor disorders. METHODS: The prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and anal incontinence was assessed in a random sample of women aged 25–84 years by using the validated Epidemiology of Prolapse and Incontinence Questionnaire. Women were categorized as nulliparous, vaginally parous, or only delivered by cesarean. Adjusted odds ratios and 95… CONTINUE READING
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