Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women.

  title={Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women.},
  author={Ingrid E. Nygaard and Matthew D Barber and Kathryn Larsen Burgio and Kimberly S. Kenton and Susan Meikle and Joseph Schaffer and Cathie Spino and W E Whitehead and Jennifer Pedussel Wu and Debra J. Brody},
  volume={300 11},
CONTEXT Pelvic floor disorders (urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse) affect many women. No national prevalence estimates derived from the same population-based sample exists for multiple pelvic floor disorders in women in the United States. OBJECTIVE To provide national prevalence estimates of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A cross-sectional analysis of 1961 nonpregnant women (>or=20 years) who participated… CONTINUE READING
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