Urinary incontinence in the Netherlands: Prevalence and associated risk factors in adults.

@article{Linde2017UrinaryII,
  title={Urinary incontinence in the Netherlands: Prevalence and associated risk factors in adults.},
  author={J Marleen Linde and Rien J. M. Nijman and Monika Trzpis and Paul M. A. Broens},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          1519-1528
        }
}
AIMS To determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with urinary incontinence (UI) among adults in the Netherlands. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, we included 1257 respondents aged ≥ 18 years, who completed the validated Groningen Defecation and Fecal Continence Checklist. UI was defined as any involuntary leakage of urine during the past 6 months. RESULTS The prevalence of UI in the total group was 36.8%. Women experienced UI significantly more often than men (49.0% versus… CONTINUE READING