Risk factors for painful bladder syndrome in women seeking gynecologic careInternational urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction
NLM Title AbbreviationInt Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct
DOI of Published Version10.1007/s00192-005-1348-8
AbstractThe aim of this cross-sectional study was to report risk factors for painful bladder syndrome in women. We surveyed 645 women presenting for care to general gynecology clinics and a vulvar specialty clinic using a standardized questionnaire and validated outcome measures. We used two definitions for painful bladder syndrome, based on the O'Leary-Sant interstitial cystitis symptom and problem indices. Of those women surveyed, 29.5% met broader criteria and 8.5% met more restrictive criteria for painful bladder syndrome. After adjusting for confounders, bladder pain was significantly associated with current smoking, irritable bowel syndrome, and a generalized pain disorder. Tobacco use, the only modifiable association noted on multivariate analysis, has not been previously identified to our knowledge.
- 80 and over,
- Ambulatory Care,
- Confounding Factors (Epidemiology),
- Cross-Sectional Studies,
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome/epidemiology,
- Logistic Models,
- Middle Aged,
- Multivariate Analysis,
- Risk Factors,
Published Article/Book CitationInternational urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction, 17:1 (2006) pp.73-78.
Citation InformationColleen M Kennedy, Catherine S. Bradley, R. P. Galask and I. E. Nygaard. "Risk factors for painful bladder syndrome in women seeking gynecologic care" International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction Vol. 17 Iss. 1 (2006) p. 73 - 78
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