Prevalence Of Urinary Incontinence in Post Natal C- Section Women in Age Group (21- 45 Years) - A Cross-Sectional Observational Study


  • Jodh Rucha Intern, Dr. Ulhas patil college of physiotherapy, Jalgaon
  • Kadel Asmita Assistant Professor, Dr.Ulhas Patil College of Physiotherapy, Jalgaon



Urinary Incontinence, Post Natal C- Section , Physiotherapy


Background- According to the ICS (International Continence Society), urinary incontinence (UI) is characterized by any loss of involuntary urine associated or not with efforts . It is more frequent in women, due to anatomical reasons and hormonal changes, as well as births and pregnancies that can generate overload and favour structural damage to the pelvic floor tissues. The purpose of the study was to assess the postpartum prevalence of urinary incontinence following ceasarean section in women with age group 21-45yrs. Methodology and analysis - A cross-sectional study was conducted among 94 postnatal caesarean section women aged 21 – 45 years using convenient sampling. Women with any Recent abdominal surgery , any neurological pathology ,Obesity , prenatal women were excluded . Their urinary incontinence symptoms were investigated using QUID questionnaire. Result- The findings revealed that urinary incontinence was prevalent in post natal c-section women in age group 21-45years where stress incontinence was more prevalent than urge incontinence. Conclusion- The study concluded the prevalence of urinary incontinence by 31.91% in post c-section women age group of 21-45yrs. In which 27.65% women show positive result for stress incontinence  and 4.25% for urge incontinence so elective ceasarean section did not prevent urinary incontinence.


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Rucha, J., & Asmita, K. (2024). Prevalence Of Urinary Incontinence in Post Natal C- Section Women in Age Group (21- 45 Years) - A Cross-Sectional Observational Study. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 6(1), 13–19.



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