Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence and its Associated Risk Factors among Three Months Postpartum Women Registered under the Colombo Municipal Council, Sri Lanka

Authors : Perera GAD; Ranasinghe KMR; Madhurangi MAN; Samarasinghe IS; Yapa NAVW; Widanagamage JI; Ruwandika VS

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 12 - December

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Urinary incontinence is a common and distressing problem among females, which has a devastating impact on their quality of life. Objective: To identify the prevalence of urinary incontinence and its associated risk factors among three months postpartum women registered under the Colombo Municipal Council, Sri Lanka. Method: A crosssectional descriptive study was carried out in 14 MOH clinics registered under Colombo Municipal Council. Three months postpartum women between ages 18 -45 were recruited consecutively until the sample size of 420 was achieved.

Keywords : Urinary Incontinence, Three Months’ Postpartum, Risk Factors


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