Racial differences in pelvic organ prolapse.

@article{Whitcomb2009RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in pelvic organ prolapse.},
  author={Emily L. Whitcomb and Guri Rortveit and Jeanette Sara Brown and Jennifer M. Creasman and David H. Thom and Stephen K Van Den Eeden and Leslee L. Subak},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1271-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the estimated prevalence of, risk factors for, and level of bother associated with subjectively reported and objectively measured pelvic organ prolapse in a racially diverse cohort. METHODS The Reproductive Risks for Incontinence Study at Kaiser 2 is a population-based cohort study of 2,270 middle-aged and older women. Symptomatic prolapse was self-reported, and bother was assessed on a five-point scale. In 1,137 women, prolapse was measured with the Pelvic Organ Prolapse… CONTINUE READING
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