Urinary incontinence in US women: a population-based study.

  title={Urinary incontinence in US women: a population-based study.},
  author={Jennifer L. Melville and Wayne J. Katon and Kristin Delaney and Katherine Newton},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={165 5},
BACKGROUND Urinary incontinence (UI) is a common disorder that is increasingly important as our population ages. Less is known about UI in younger women, and few large surveys have been able to determine risk factors by linking their data to patients' medical findings. METHODS We conducted a population-based, age-stratified postal survey of 6000 women aged between 30 and 90 years who were enrolled in a large health maintenance organization in Washington State. RESULTS The response rate was… CONTINUE READING

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