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Introduction: Stress incontinence is one of the common difficulties in the population
of European Union and United States. In various investigations, age, labor, number of
urinary infections, and work conditions play important roles in the incidence of this
disorder. Important defect or bad function of neuromuscular system of plevice and
controller muscles are considered to be responsible. Diseased importance shown by
high prevalence (%30-%50) in EU and US made us to investigate the severity and
prevalence of the disease in Khorasan province.
Materials and Methods: In this research, we have searched the prevalence and
severity of stress incontinence in a population of women in south of Khorasan
province in Iran (Kashmar and Gonabad). These women are housewives and/or
seasonal workers in farms. Data was collected in standard forms that have been used
in European clinics.
Results: prevalence of job related disease: housewives 8/6%, women working on
farms 14/2%, teachers 13/1% and women involved in husbandry 35/7%; Prevalence
of UTI for these women is 20/6%, 28/7%, 31/4%, 26/2%, 50/05% respectively.
Discussion: The housewives have less prevalence of Urinary infection and SI.
Women involved in hasbandry have the highest prevalence of UTI and SI.