Urinary incontinence affects young women

One in eight young women who have never been pregnant have urinary incontinence (UI), a condition that has predominantly been associated with older women.

Of the 1000 young women (under 30 years of age) surveyed, 12.6% were found to be affected by UI.

“The findings are important as previous studies have shown that UI is clearly related to pregnancy and being overweight. However, the extent to which UI affects younger women who have never been pregnant has not been understood until now.”

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