Prevalence and correlates of stress urinary incontinence during pregnancy: a survey at UNICAMP Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil

@article{Scarpa2005PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of stress urinary incontinence during pregnancy: a survey at UNICAMP Medical School, S{\~a}o Paulo, Brazil},
  author={K{\'a}tia Pary Scarpa and Viviane Herrmann and Paulo C{\'e}sar Rodrigues Palma and C{\'a}ssio Lu{\'i}s Zanettini Riccetto and S S Morais},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={219-223}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women in the third trimester of pregnancy. In total, 340 patients attending the Antenatal Clinic at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) were interviewed. Overall, 170 women (50%) presented SUI. Stress urinary incontinence did not correlate to either body mass index (BMI) or race. There was no correlation between parity and SUI, but when considering distinct types of effort, urine leakage on… CONTINUE READING
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