What percentage of women develope urge incontinence?

VERY common . An alarmingly high percentage! the noble study found that 33 million americans suffer from incontince. Incontinence is more common than asthma, osteoarthritis, and diabetes.
Unknown. Unfortunately, there is no way fully capture the number of women who experience urge urinary incontinence in the United States. The urologic diseases in america project reported 1, 845/100, 000 outpatient visits for incontinence by women in 2000. Population based studies in finland show that 16-32% of adult women have experienced urge or stress incontinence, with or without urinary tract infection.

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