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Vakili M, Amoqadiri M, Mohammadi M, Modaressi M. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Stress Urinary Incontinence after Childbirth in Yazd in 2015. JSSU. 2016; 24 (9) :716-723
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-3584-en.html
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Introduction: Urinary incontinence is a common occurrence during pregnancy, which disrupts the quality of life of women and also requires a huge cost for treatment, due to the lack of such studies in the city of Yazd, the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of and the factors associated with stress urinary incontinence after childbirth in Yazd in 2015.

Methods: This study was a descriptive- cross sectional study, which included women 4 months after the last delivery referred to Shahid Sadoughi hospital. 500 of them were selected by convenience sampling and their information was obtained through SandviK questionnaire. The data were analyzed via SPSS 16 using chi-square test and T test.

Results: Prevalence of stress urinary incontinence after childbirth in this study was 32.4 %. The frequency of urinary incontinence increased in women with one delivery (3.3%), two deliveries (27.6%) and three deliveries (61.1%). The frequency of urinary incontinence after giving birth in a hospital or home was 31.2 % and 76.9 %, respectively, which shows a significant difference (P =0.001).

Conclusion: The results of this study show that the frequency of urinary incontinence in women in Yazd is high. With regard to social and medical importance of urinary incontinence, it needs to perform some effective strategies for prevention and treatment of urinary incontinence in the city of Yazd.

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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2016/01/24 | Accepted: 2016/10/22 | Published: 2017/01/1

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