Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction in Asian-American women.

  title={Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction in Asian-American women.},
  author={Alison J. Huang and David H. Thom and Alka M Kanaya and Christina L Wassel-Fyr and Stephen K Van Den Eeden and Arona I Ragins and Leslee L. Subak and Jeanette Sara Brown},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={195 5},
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to describe the prevalence, risk factors, and impact of urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders among Asian-American women. STUDY DESIGN This was a population-based cohort study of older women randomly selected from age and race strata. RESULTS Weekly urinary incontinence was reported by 65 of 345 Asian women (18%), with stress and urge incontinence being approximately equally common. In multivariate analysis, higher body mass index… CONTINUE READING


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