Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Nordin RB

Nordin RB


  • Research Article
    Female Urinary Incontinence: A Study Protocol Using the Malay QUID in Selangor, Malaysia
    Author(s): Dhillon HK, MZain AZ, Singh HJ, Kaur G, Nordin RB and Quek KFDhillon HK, MZain AZ, Singh HJ, Kaur G, Nordin RB and Quek KF

    Background: Female urinary incontinence (UI) is a common complaint that is perhaps under reported in Malaysian women. Despite several studies conducted in various healthcare settings to document the prevalence, risk factors and quality of life, there continues to be a wide disparity in the results. Objective: This study has been designed to document the prevalence, types of UI and some of the risk factors of female UI in Selangor, including the impact of UI on the sufferer’s and family member’s quality of life. Methods/design: The study employs a mixed method approach. It is a cross-sectional, household study conducted in the state of Selangor, Malaysia, followed by a phenomenology study on a small sample of women. The research instrument used was the Monash Malaysia Women Health Questionnaire (MMWHQ), which consisted of four internationally validated questionnaires; 6-ite.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000338

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