International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 7, Issue 12 (2020)

A study on prevalence of urinary incontinence in women with vaginal delivery and its association with age, parity and sfrequency of caffeine intake


Rutika Thakur, Shrutika P Joshi, Aaditee J Yadav

Urinary incontinence is a common problem affecting women in all age groups and has devastating effects on their social, professional and family life. The study aimed to find out the prevalence of Urinary Incontinence in women with vaginal delivery and its association with age, parity and increased frequency of caffeine (tea) intake. This cross sectional study comprised of 110 women who were screened for prevalence of Urinary Incontinence. To detect severity of Urinary Incontinence, validated Marathi version of International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire – Short Form (ICIQ - SF) was used.58% of women with vaginal delivery reported of having Urinary Incontinence. Increasing age and parity were found to be positively associated with Urinary Incontinence and increased frequency of caffeine intake was also identified as a risk factor leading to Urinary Incontinence. This study confirmed the prevalence of Urinary Incontinence and its significant association with parity, age and increased frequency of caffeine intake.
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How to cite this article:
Rutika Thakur, Shrutika P Joshi, Aaditee J Yadav. A study on prevalence of urinary incontinence in women with vaginal delivery and its association with age, parity and sfrequency of caffeine intake. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 7, Issue 12, 2020, Pages 50-53
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development