Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Prevalence and severity of urinary incontinence in older African American and Caucasian womenN H Fultz
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48106 1248, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M299-303. 1999..Comparisons of findings with those for older Caucasian women could provide important clues to the etiology of urinary incontinence and be used in planning screening programs and treatment services...
- Prevalence, management and impact of urinary incontinence in the workplaceNancy Fultz
Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, G135C Lane Hall, 204 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
Occup Med (Lond) 55:552-7. 2005..g. nursing) or industries (e.g. pottery manufacture). In this study, the aims were to describe the prevalence, management and impact of urinary incontinence for a large cross-section of employed women in the USA...
- The impact of own and spouse's urinary incontinence on depressive symptomsNancy H Fultz
Institute for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan, G135C Lane Hall, 204 South State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1290, USA
Soc Sci Med 60:2537-48. 2005..Our findings also suggest the importance of considering the patient's mental health within a wider context, particularly including the physical and mental health of the patient's spouse...
- Does urinary incontinence affect middle-aged and older women's time use and activity patterns?Nancy H Fultz
Institute for Research on Women and Gender and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Obstet Gynecol 104:1327-34. 2004..To investigate the relationship between urinary incontinence and women's levels and hours of participation in 31 activities...
- Additive and interactive effects of comorbid physical and mental conditions on functional healthNancy H Fultz
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
J Aging Health 15:465-81. 2003..Evaluation approaches to functional outcomes have rarely focused on the presence of specific comorbidities, particularly those involving mental health disorders...
- Prevalence of urinary incontinence in middle-aged and older women: a survey-based methodological experimentN H Fultz
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, USA
J Aging Health 12:459-69. 2000..Variation in the extent to which surveys promote complete and accurate reporting may help explain the wide range of published prevalence estimates...
- The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study: study design and methodsKenneth M Langa
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 300 North Ingalls Building, Rm 7E01, Box 4029, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Neuroepidemiology 25:181-91. 2005..We also illustrate potential uses of the ADAMS data and provide information to interested researchers on obtaining ADAMS and HRS data...
- Informal caregiving time and costs for urinary incontinence in older individuals in the United StatesKenneth M Langa
Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:733-7. 2002..To obtain nationally representative estimates of the additional time, and related cost, of informal caregiving associated with urinary incontinence in older individuals...
- Functional impairment as a risk factor for urinary incontinence among older AmericansKristi Rahrig Jenkins
University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106, USA
Neurourol Urodyn 24:51-5. 2005..Using a large nationally representative sample of older Americans we investigate four domains of functional impairment as possible risk factors for the subsequent development of urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms...
- Informal caregiving and Body Mass Index among older adultsKristi R Jenkins
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 33:42-51. 2007..The implications of these findings are discussed in terms of nursing practice and research to prevent weight loss and frailty...
- The relationship of older adults' activities and body mass indexKristi Rahrig Jenkins
Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, Room 2044, Ann Arbor, MI
J Aging Health 20:217-34. 2008..To investigate the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and older adults' hours of participation in 31 activities...
- Burden of stress urinary incontinence for community-dwelling womenNancy H Fultz
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, 426 Thompson Street, PO Box 1248, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1275-82. 2003..The purpose of this study was to better understand the subjective bothersomeness of stress urinary incontinence symptoms and their impact on the quality of life of community-dwelling women...
- Patterns of body weight in middle-aged and older Americans, by gender and race, 1993-2000Kristi R Jenkins
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Soz Praventivmed 48:257-68. 2003..This article seeks to address this by examining body weight patterns for middle-aged and older adults...
- Distribution of pelvic organ support measures in a population-based sample of middle-aged, community-dwelling African American and white women in southeastern MichiganElisa R Trowbridge
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:548.e1-6. 2008....
- Establishing the prevalence of incontinence study: racial differences in women's patterns of urinary incontinenceDee E Fenner
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Urol 179:1455-60. 2008..We examine racial differences in urinary incontinence prevalence, frequency, quantity, type, and risk factors in a population based sample of community dwelling black and white women...
- Prevalence and outcomes of continence surgery in community dwelling womenAnanias C Diokno
Department of Urology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
J Urol 170:507-11. 2003..We determined the prevalence of continence surgery as well as patient reported outcomes in community dwelling women...
- Proceedings of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases International Symposium on Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence in WomenJeanette S Brown
Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Services, University of California San Francisco, 94115, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:S77-88. 2003..The investigators were able to form an international collaborative research working group and identify potential collaborative projects to further research on the epidemiology of urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction...
- Factors associated with women's decisions to seek treatment for urinary incontinenceKraig S Kinchen
Lilly Research Labs, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12:687-98. 2003..Urinary incontinence is a highly prevalent and burdensome condition among women. However, fewer than half of women with symptoms talk to a physician about incontinence, and the determinants of treatment seeking are not well understood...
- Evaluating potentially modifiable risk factors for prevalent and incident nocturia in older adultsTheodore M Johnson
Birmingham Atlanta Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Atlanta, Georgia 30033, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1011-6. 2005..To examine associations between nocturia and potentially modifiable risk factors in older adults...
- Is urinary incontinence a barrier to exercise in women?Ingrid Nygaard
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
Obstet Gynecol 106:307-14. 2005..To describe the prevalence of urinary incontinence during exercise in women, estimate whether exercise intensity is related to leakage severity, and report women's assessments of incontinence as a barrier to exercise...
- Medical and self-care practices reported by women with urinary incontinenceAnanias C Diokno
Department of Urology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3535 West 13 Mile Road, Suite 438, Royal Oak, Mich 48073, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:69-78. 2004..To determine the extent to which women with incontinence have been identified by physicians, the coping and treatment strategies that incontinent women use, and the factors associated with treatment strategy utilization...