incontinent

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incontinent

relating to or exhibiting involuntary urination or defecation
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The reported prevalence of urinary incontinence ranges from 10% to 50%.
With regard to diagnosis, although urinary incontinence should be an objectively proven condition of involuntary loss of urine, the criteria for its definition vary.
Age cutoffs were chosen because of the very low rate of urinary incontinence in men younger than 50 years and in women younger than 40 years.
Participating general practitioners were invited to take part in the study on the basis of lists of general practitioners specifically interested in epidemiologic studies and affiliated with the Gruppo Interdisciplinare di-Studio Incontinenza Urinaria (Interdisciplinary Group for the Study of Incontinence).
If the subject answered yes to the first question, that subject was defined as having urinary incontinence; if the subject answered yes to the second and third questions, that subject was considered to have overactive bladder.
Subjects with incontinence were interviewed further with the questionnaire proposed by Wein and colleagues (17,18) for diagnosis of type of urinary incontinence: stress incontinence, mixed incontinence, or urge incontinence.
Confidence intervals (CI) of the estimated percentages of frequency of urinary incontinence were based on the Poisson approximation.