What is the Prevalence of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders in Minnesota?

2018-05-30 21:24:10 | BioPortfolio


To determine the prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence among women in Minnesota using a short web-based self-administered questionnaire.


The study will be administered at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair at the Driven to Discover building. The study will be administered entirely for research purposes. All data will be self-reported (see attached survey). Data collection will be through a web-based version of the EPIQ loaded into Research Electronic Data Capture REDCap, a secure web-based system for data collection. Data collection will occur over 6 half day sessions at the University of Minnesota D2D building at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds while the Fair is running.

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University of Minnesota, MN

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The prolapse or downward displacement of the VISCERA.

The protrusion of an organ or part of an organ into a natural or artificial orifice.

Devices worn in the vagina to provide support to displaced uterus or rectum. Pessaries are used in conditions such as UTERINE PROLAPSE; CYSTOCELE; or RECTOCELE.

Downward displacement of any one of the HEART VALVES from its normal position. This usually results in failed valve closure.

Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).

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