Prevalence of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis in 5 European countries and the United States: results from an internet panel survey.

@article{Foxman2013PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis in 5 European countries and the United States: results from an internet panel survey.},
  author={Betsy Foxman and Ryan Muraglia and Jean-Paul Dietz and Jack D. Sobel and Julian Wagner},
  journal={Journal of lower genital tract disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={340-5}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to estimate prevalence of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and recurring VVC (RVVC). MATERIALS AND METHODS An online omnibus survey was administered to 6,010 women aged 16 and older in 6 countries. RESULTS We analyzed surveys from 6,000 women. Depending on the country, between 29% and 49% of participating women reported having a health care provider-diagnosed vaginal yeast infection during their lifetime. More than one fifth of women reporting one vaginal yeast… CONTINUE READING
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