Predictors of variability in urinary incontinence and overactive bladder symptoms.

  title={Predictors of variability in urinary incontinence and overactive bladder symptoms.},
  author={Walter F. Stewart and Vatch{\'e} A Minassian and Annemarie G Hirsch and Ken B Kolodner and Mary Jo Fitzgerald and Kathryn Larsen Burgio and Geoffrey W Cundiff and Jerry M Blaivas and Diane Newman and Virginia R. Lerch and Anne B Dilley},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  volume={29 3},
AIMS We used data from the General Longitudinal Overactive Bladder Evaluation (GLOBE) to understand predictors of variation in urgency and urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms over time. METHODS A random sample of Geisinger Clinic primary care patients (men and women) 40+ years of age were recruited for a survey of bladder control symptoms at baseline and 12 months later. Symptom questions used a 4-week recall period. Composite scores were derived for urgency and UI frequency. Logistic… CONTINUE READING
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