Risk factors for urinary, fecal, or dual incontinence in the Nurses' Health Study.

@article{Matthews2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for urinary, fecal, or dual incontinence in the Nurses' Health Study.},
  author={Catherine Ann Matthews and W E Whitehead and Mary Kay Townsend and Francine n Grodstein},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={539-45}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and dual incontinence in a large cohort of older women and compare risk factors across the three conditions. METHODS These cross-sectional analyses used data from the Nurses' Health Study. The 2008 questionnaire, mailed to 96,480 surviving participants aged 62-87 years, included two separate items on the prevalence of urinary and fecal incontinence. A response of leakage at least once per month defined… CONTINUE READING
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