Risk factors for recurrent urinary tract infection in young women.

  title={Risk factors for recurrent urinary tract infection in young women.},
  author={D. Tyler Scholes and Thomas M. Hooton and Pacita L. Roberts and Ann E Stapleton and Kalpana Gupta and Walter E. Stamm},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={182 4},
To define host factors associated with an increased risk of recurrent urinary tract infection (RUTI), a case-control study was conducted in 2 populations: university women and health maintenance organization enrollees. Case patients were 229 women 18-30 years old with RUTIs; control subjects were 253 randomly selected women with no RUTI history. In a multivariate model, independent risk factors for RUTI included recent 1-month intercourse frequency (odds ratio [OR], 5.8; 95% confidence interval… CONTINUE READING
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