Urinary Incontinence in Men in Uyo Metropolis, South-South, Nigeria
American Journal of Health Research
Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 51-55
Received: Mar. 4, 2016;
Accepted: Apr. 28, 2016;
Published: May 14, 2016
Views 3788 Downloads 71
Udokang N. E., Department of Physiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Inyang O. I., Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Dick U. P., Department of Physiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Follow on us
This study examined urinary incontinence and its possible risk factors in men living in Uyo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The study adopted a cross-sectional survey design and a questionnaire was developed and used as the major source of data collection. Sample of 320 men were randomly selected by simple random sampling and data were analyzed using frequency and percentage distribution, chi-square test, univariate and multiple logistic regression. Results of chi-square revealed a significant association (p <0.05) between marital status and incontinence. The findings of this study have proven that urinary incontinence occurs as age increases.
Incontinence, Risk-Factors, Infection, Prevalence, Respondents
To cite this article
Udokang N. E.,
Inyang O. I.,
Dick U. P.,
Urinary Incontinence in Men in Uyo Metropolis, South-South, Nigeria, American Journal of Health Research.
Vol. 4, No. 3,
2016, pp. 51-55.
Copyright © 2016 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Nitti, V. W. (2001). The Prevalence of Urinary Incontinence. Rev Urol. 2001; 3 (Suppl 1): S2–S6.
Urinary incontinence (2013): The management of urinary incontinence in women; NICE Clinical Guideline.
Gorina Y., Schappert S., Bercovitz A., et al. (2014). Prevalence of incontinence among older Americans. Vital Health Stat 3. Vol.1
Sandvik H, Hunskaar S, Seim A, et al. (1993). Validation of severity index in female urinary incontinence and its implementation in an epidemiological survey. J Epidemiol Community Health, 47: 497.
Tennstedt SL, Chiu GR, Link CL, et al. (2010). The effect of severity of urine leakage on quality of life in Hispanic, White and Blackmen: the boston community health survey, Urology 75: 27.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 2012.
Ouslander, J. G (2004). Management of Overactive Bladder. N. Engl. J med. 350 (8): 786-99.
Ganong, W. F. (2008). Review of medical physiology, Macgraw-Hill. P.719.
Irwin, R. S (2011). Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care medicine. Irwin, R. S and Rippe, J. M (Eds). Philadelphia: Woller Wuwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. P.909.
Creswell, J. W. (2013). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches (3rd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CASAGE.
Saito T, Ishikawa S, Ito T, et al. (1999). “Urinary Excertion of Aquaporin-2 water channel differentiates psychogenic polydipsia from central diabetes insipidus”. J. Chin. Endocrinol. Metab. 84 (6): 2235-7.
Urinary incontinence in neurological disease; NICE Clinical guideline (Aug 2012).