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Proceedings of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases International Symposium on Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence in Women. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology Brown, J. S., Nyberg, L. M., Kusek, J. W., Burgio, K. L., Diokno, A. C., Foldspang, A. n., Fultz, N. H., Herzog, A. R., Hunskaar, S. n., Milsom, I. n., Nygaard, I. n., Subak, L. L., Thom, D. H. 2003; 188 (6): S77–88


The Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence: Current Databases and Future Collaborations Symposium included an international group of 29 investigators from 10 countries. The purpose of the symposium was to discuss the current understanding and knowledge gaps of prevalence, incidence, associated risk factors, and treatment outcomes for incontinence in women. During the symposium, investigators identified existing large databases and ongoing studies that provide substantive information on specific incontinence research questions. 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.

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