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Title: Prevalence and risk factors of anorectal dysfunction in women with urinary incontinence
Authors: Jittima Manonai
Rujira Wattanayingcharoenchai
Sirirat Sarit-Apirak
Nathatai Vannatim
Apichart Chittacharoen
Mahidol University
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Jun-2010
Citation: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Vol.281, No.6 (2010), 1003-1007
Abstract: Purpose: To evaluate the prevalence and risk factors of anorectal dysfunction among women with urinary incontinence. Method: This cross-sectional study was conducted among women attending the urogynecology clinic. Women with symptoms of urinary incontinence were requested to complete a structured questionnaire. Results: Four hundred and thirteen women participated in the study and 43.8% had at least one anorectal symptom. The prevalence rates of anal incontinence, constipation, and difficult defecation were 8.0, 38.0, and 25.7%, respectively. The risk factors associated with anorectal dysfunction were age and number of parity. Conclusion: Anorectal dysfunction was prevalent among women with urinary incontinence; age and number of parity were the risk factors. All women with symptoms of urinary incontinence should be evaluated about anorectal symptoms. © 2009 Springer-Verlag.
URI: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=77953635351&origin=inward
http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/29641
ISSN: 09320067
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