Anal incontinence in women presenting for gynecologic care: prevalence, risk factors, and impact upon quality of life.
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American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, ISSN: 0002-9378, Vol: 192, Issue: 5, Page: 1637-42
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- https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/obgyn_pp/31; https://ohsu.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/d21e5eee-a3ce-47c4-af85-3066e5c71c99
- Medicine; Anal incontinence; Constipation; Irritable bowel syndrome; Prevalence; Quality of life; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Medicine(all); Adult; Aging; Body Mass Index; Cohort Studies; Constipation; Delivery of Health Care; Diarrhea; Fecal Incontinence; Female; Gynecology; Humans; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases; Logistic Models; Middle Aged; Odds Ratio; Prevalence; *Quality of Life; Questionnaires; Risk Factors; Severity of Illness Index
The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence and impact upon quality of life of anal incontinence (AI) in women aged 18 to 65.