Urinary incontinence, related factors and depression among 20 aged and over women in Beylikova district centre in Eskişehir Eskişehir İli Beylikova İlçe Merkezinde 20 Yaş ve Üzeri Kadınlar Arasında Üriner İnkontinans, İlişkili Faktörler ve Depresyon


TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin, vol.12, no.3, pp.231-242, 2013 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5455/pmb.1-1328538128
  • Journal Name: TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.231-242
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


AIM: To determination of prevalence of Urinary incontinence (UI), and to evaluation of relationship between UI and depression in women. METHOD: This study is a cross-sectional type research, was realized between 05 July 2011 to 25 August 2011, among 20 and over aged women that living in Beylikova district centre. The study group was occurred 500 women. The presence of UI, its type and severity were evaluated according to criteria recommended by the International Continence Society. For the purpose of the questionnaire form prepared by the study, households were visited one by one, filled with face to face method. Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) was used for evaluation of depression. Chi-square test and Logistic Regression Analyses were used in statistical analyses. For statistical significance, p<0.05 were approved. RESULTS: The ages of women were between 20 to 81 years, and average age was 46.97±15.65 years. Prevalence of UI was found 41.4% (n=207). Of the UI cases were 35.7% stress incontinence, 15.5% urge incontinence, 48.8% mixed type. Of the cases were 95 (45.9%) low severity, 60 (29.0%) middle severity, 52 (25.1%) high severity. In this study, UI was an important risk factor in illiterates (OR: 6.617), no smoking (OR: 1.868), obes (OR: 2.777), persons with anyone chronicle disease that diagnosed by doctor (OR: 4.711), enuresis nocturna hystory in childhood age (OR: 2.600), large baby history in women who had given birth (OR: 1.947), and menopause (OR: 2.497). Prevalence of depression was found 25.4% (n=127). Prevalence of depression was higher found in the women with UI, stress type UI, and high severity UI (for each one; p<0.05). CONCLUSION: In this study, it was determinate that UI an important health problem in the women, and depression prevalence was higher in the women with UI.