[Estimation of incidence of urinary incontinence associated with pregnancy and childbirth]

Sanchez E, Solans M, Espuna M
Record ID 32010000726
Authors' objectives:

1. To describe the natural history of UI associated with pregnancy and childbirth.
2. To estimate the frequency of UI.
3. To identify factors associated with the occurrence of UI and their predictive power.

Authors' recommendations: The information obtained is important for UI emerge as a common health problem, however, hidden or undervalued. Risk factors identified in both pregnancy and at delivery are related to lifestyle and obstetric practices, and amenable to modification.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2010
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Prevalence
  • Urinary Incontinence
Organisation Name: Agencia de Qualitat i Avaluacio Sanitries de Catalunya
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Contact Name: direccio@aatrm.catsalut.net / aparada@aatrm.catsalut.net
Contact Email: direccio@aatrm.catsalut.net / aparada@aatrm.catsalut.net
Copyright: Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (CAHIAQ)
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