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Table 3 Prevalence of any UI, type and severity of UI in EPINCONT1 and EPINCONT2 in 5 – year age groups

From: Prevalence, incidence and remission of urinary incontinence in women: longitudinal data from the Norwegian HUNT study (EPINCONT)

Age - group Survey Any UI p Type of UI P Severity of UI p
      N Stress Urgency Mixed Other   N Slight Moderate Severe Very Severe  
   N %    % % % %    % % % %  
20 - 24 E1 222 11.2 0.951 218 43.1 12.4 30.3 14.2 0.326 172 53.5 36.6 8.1 1.7* 0.220
E2 116 11.3 116 46.6 18.1 24.1 11.2 113 63.7 30.1 6.2 0*
25 - 29 E1 320 15.0 0.001 318 54.4 11.9 26.4 7.2 0.139 229 55.5 39.3 3.9 1.3* 0.310
E2 173 20.0 173 54.9 17.9 19.1 8.1 170 61.8 35.3 2.9 0*
30 - 34 E1 479 19.1 <0.001 479 57.6 9.8 26.7 5.8 0.595 343 59.5 38.2 1.7 0.6* 0.756
E2 299 24.5 299 53.2 12.0 29.1 5.7 297 63.3 35.0 1.3 0.3*
35 - 39 E1 576 21.0 <0.001 570 59.5 6.8 28.8 4.9 0.571 432 57.6 39.6 2.5 0.2* 0.640
E2 528 29.3 525 58.1 9.1 28.2 4.6 516 57.9 38.8 3.3 0*
40 - 44 E1 728 24.6 <0.001 724 61.0 8.3 27.3 3.3 0.230 511 51.5 42.7 5.1 0.8* 0.031
E2 633 30.5 633 56.9 10.4 30.2 2.5 624 53.7 43.9 2.1 0.3*
45 - 49 E1 851 28.7 0.098 849 63.3 6.5 27.7 2.6 <0.001 594 52.2 39.7 6.6 1.5 0.166
E2 695 30.8 691 49.8 11.3 36.2 2.7 681 47.9 45.7 5.4 1.0
50 - 54 E1 832 30.3 0.039 828 54.2 7.6 36.0 2.2 0.034 554 45.7 43.0 10.5 0.9* 0.039
E2 663 27.6 660 47.1 10.5 40.0 2.4 645 46.2 47.0 6.0 0.8*
55 - 59 E1 567 28.1 0.371 558 50.9 9.7 36.4 3.0 0.023 394 36.5 49.7 11.7 2.0 0.032
E2 725 29.4 721 43.7 14.0 38.3 4.0 694 44.5 46.0 8.4 1.2
60 - 64 E1 480 26.3 0.008 474 40.9 10.5 45.4 3.2 0.207 297 35.4 45.5 16.5 2.7 0.091
E2 746 30.0 741 38.6 14.7 44.0 2.7 720 35.8 51.0 11.1 2.1
65 - 69 E1 513 27.9 0.240 500 36.0 14.6 44.8 4.6 0.009 312 22.4 51.6 20.8 5.1 0.052
E2 529 29.6 526 30.0 16.7 51.3 1.9 509 29.5 51.1 16.3 3.1
70 - 74 E1 572 31.6 0.302 563 32.9 15.5 46.4 5.3 0.159 390 21.5 50.8 22.6 5.1 0.307
E2 458 33.4 456 27.4 18.4 50.0 4.2 438 23.5 52.3 21.5 2.7
75 - 79 E1 481 34.9 0.864 474 32.9 19.2 40.9 7.0 0.024 317 22.1 44.5 25.9 7.6 0.920
E2 367 34.6 362 25.7 17.1 51.4 5.8 342 21.1 45.9 26.6 6.4
80 + E1 386 36.0 0.037 366 29.8 19.7 41.0 9.6 0.197 238 14.7 42.9 35.7 6.7 0.713
E2 400 40.4 389 23.7 20.6 47.3 8.5 370 16.5 44.6 31.4 7.6
Total E1 7 008 25.0 <0.001 6921 49.4 10.9 35.0 4.7 <0.001 4 784 41.9 43.5 12.1 2.5 0.006
  E2 6 332 29.0   6292 42.9 13.9 39.3 4.0   6119 42.1 45.5 10.5 1.9  
  1. *: ≤ 5 participants.