Prevalence of urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms for community-dwelling elderly 85 years of age and older.

@article{Song2007PrevalenceOU,
  title={Prevalence of urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms for community-dwelling elderly 85 years of age and older.},
  author={Hyo Jeong Song and Jong-Myon Bae},
  journal={Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={535-41}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to identify the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to evaluate the risk factors of community-dwelling South Korean elders for developing UI. DESIGN We undertook a cross-sectional study based on interviews using a structured questionnaire. SETTING AND SUBJECTS One hundred thirty-five community-dwelling elders, aged 85 years and older residing in 9 villages of Jeju Island, South Korea, were interviewed. Of 218 persons… CONTINUE READING

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