VARIOUS TYPES OF URINARY INCONTINENCE AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG WOMEN ATTENDING URODYNAMIC CENTER AT SURGICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL IN SULAIMANI CITY

Authors

  • Gona Othman Faris Department of Maternal Neonate Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Niyan Hakim Ismael Department of Pediatric Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Delan Jamal Qader Department of Pediatric Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Away Ghazy Abdulkareem Department of Adult Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17656/jsmc.10328

Keywords:

Urinary incontinence, Various types, Risk factors, Urodynamic Center

Abstract

Background 

Urinary incontinence is a complaint involving the involuntary leakage of urine. It has a significant health problem with psychological, social and hygienic effects on the lives of both women and their families.

Objectives 

The present study aimed to determine different types of urinary incontinence among married women, identify factors that affect this condition, and discover how urinary incontinence and related factors are correlated.

Patient and Methods

The study was carried out in a Urodynamic Center at Surgical Teaching Hospital in Sulaimani City. The present descriptive case-control study was carried out on a purposive sample of 100 incontinent women admitted to the Urodynamic Center, and 100 continent women admitted to the hospital with other symptoms. In addition, face-to-face interviews were conducted to collect required data through a questionnaire on risk factors for urinary incontinence.

Results

The prevalence of mixed urinary incontinence was 62% and was more in old age for both groups. The majority of the case and control group were housewives living in the urban and had no systemic disease. Age, educational level, parity, gravity, type of delivery, menopause, gynaecological exam, diabetes mellitus and hypertension were associated with urinary incontinence among cases, variables that significantly varied in the chi-square study.

Conclusion

Three-quarters of women are affected by mixed urinary incontinence. Age, obstetric history, types of gynaecological exam, menopausal state and types of delivery recognize as risk factors associated with the occurrence of different types of urinary incontinence among both groups.

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Published

2021-12-21

How to Cite

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Faris G, Ismael N, Qader D, Abdulkareem A. VARIOUS TYPES OF URINARY INCONTINENCE AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG WOMEN ATTENDING URODYNAMIC CENTER AT SURGICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL IN SULAIMANI CITY. JSMC [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 21 [cited 2024 Jul. 15];11(4):429-36. Available from: https://jsmc.univsul.edu.iq/index.php/jsmc/article/view/jsmc-10328

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