Presentation Title

P-44 Incidence and Impact of Urinary Incontinence and Health Related Quality of Life for Postpartum Bangladeshi Women: Comparison by Birth Mode

Presenter Status

Department of Physical Therapy

Second Presenter Status

Graduate Student, Department of Physical Therapy

Third Presenter Status

Graduate Student, Department of Physical Therapy

Fourth Presenter Status

Graduate Student, Department of Physical Therapy

Location

Buller Hallway

Start Date

1-11-2013 1:30 PM

End Date

1-11-2013 3:00 PM

Presentation Abstract

Purpose: To investigate the incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) and relationship between UI and health related quality of life (HRQOL) of postpartum Bangladeshi women. Problem Statement: There are no studies comparing HRQOL with incidence and impact of UI amongst Bangladeshi women who have had cesarean section (CS) and those with normal vaginal delivery (NVD). Methods: Prospective, cross-sectional, correlational design (n=86) of postpartum Bangladeshi women, ages 18-44, with history of one or more obstetrical deliveries within the last three years. This study was implemented at the Center for Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP) in Bangladesh. Subjects completed the Bengali version of the SF-36, IIQ-7, and Health Questionnaire.

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P-44 Incidence and Impact of Urinary Incontinence and Health Related Quality of Life for Postpartum Bangladeshi Women: Comparison by Birth Mode

Buller Hallway

Purpose: To investigate the incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) and relationship between UI and health related quality of life (HRQOL) of postpartum Bangladeshi women. Problem Statement: There are no studies comparing HRQOL with incidence and impact of UI amongst Bangladeshi women who have had cesarean section (CS) and those with normal vaginal delivery (NVD). Methods: Prospective, cross-sectional, correlational design (n=86) of postpartum Bangladeshi women, ages 18-44, with history of one or more obstetrical deliveries within the last three years. This study was implemented at the Center for Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP) in Bangladesh. Subjects completed the Bengali version of the SF-36, IIQ-7, and Health Questionnaire.