Urinary Incontinence evaluation in Women who Live in Riverside
Urinary Incontinence evaluation in Women who Live in
Aljerry Rego; Jorge Haddad
Figure 2 – Evaluation of Prevalence for Urinary Complaints in women resident in
Igarapé da Fortaleza, Macapa, Amapa (July 2011 to January 2012)
Aims of Study
To evaluate the prevalence of urinary incontinence and
risk factors for developing this pathology in women who
live in riverside Community in Amapa State, Brazil.
Prevalence of Urinary Complaints
Material and Methods
Observational study, was performed in Igarapé da
Fortaleza (Affluent of Amazonas river), at Amapa State,
Brazil from 1st July 2011 to 31st January 2012 .
Figure 1 – Photo from Igarapé da Fortaleza, Macapa, Amapa.
With Stress Urinary Incontinence
Without Urinary Incontinence
Figure 3 – Evaluation of Average of variables related to gynecological-obstetrical
antecedents and Body Mass Index of Women resident in Igarapé da Fortaleza,
Macapa, Amapa. (July 2011 to January 2012)
Average of data related to Risk factors for
235 women with more than 18 years old were
analyzed to evaluate the prevalence of urinary
incontinence and risk factors for developing this
The patients were evaluated by the questionnaire
about their urinary symptoms and risk factors as age,
parity, menstrual status and body mass index (BMI) were
analyzed. For this analysis the patients were divided in
two groups- with stress urinary incontinence group (UIG)
and without urinary incontinence (CG).
The main economic activity is the fishing Açaí
extraction. The patients are submitted normally to vaginal
delivery. The connection among the houses is by the
bridges of wood.
Written informed consent was obtained from the
patients and the study was approved by Ethics
The statistical analysis were performed by BioEstat
5.3 version software.
The prevalence of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) was
28.9% (CI- 23.1%- 34.7%). The analysis of the age, BMI
and parity showed that there was significant difference
between the groups.
The other variables as vaginal or cesarean delivery,
weight of the baby and menopause there were not
Relevance (p value)
Parity (Quantity); Age (in Years); Natural Labor (Quantity); Cesarean Labor
(Quantity); Weight/Baby (in Kg).
The prevalence of stress urinary incontinence in
women who live in a riverside Community in Brazil was
The risk factors with significant difference for
developing stress urinary incontinence in this
Community were: age, parity and obesity.
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worldwide problem. International Journal of gynecology
and obstetrics. 2003.
2. Liapis A. et al. Epidemiology of urinary incontinence
in the Greek population: EURIG study. Int. urogynecol
3. Rortveit Guri et al. Urinary incontinence after vaginal
delivery or cesarean section. The new England journal
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