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Table 4 Incidence and remission of any UI and distributions by type and severity in EPINCONT

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

  Any UI Type of UI Severity of UI
   Stress Urgency Mixed Other Slight Moderate Severe Very Severe
  N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
Incidence of UI                  
Age / years a                   
20 – 39 897 22.3 493 55.1 108 12.1 262 29.3 32 3.6 536 61.1 322 36.7 16 1.8 3 0.3
40 – 54 665 15.9 300 45.4 105 15.9 228 34.5 28 4.2 323 50.1 296 45.9 23 3.6 3 0.5
55 + 492 17.9 157 32.4 93 19.2 201 41.5 33 6.8 142 31.0 222 48.5 80 17.5 14 3.1
Total 2 054 18.7 950 46.6 306 15.0 691 33.9 93 4.6 1 001 50.6 840 42.4 119 6.0 20 1.0
Remission of UI                  
Age / years a                  
20 – 39 322 37.2 178 56.2 33 10.4 73 23.0 33 10.4 152 64.7 76 32.3 6 2.6 1 0.4
40 – 54 620 36.8 384 62.1 48 7.8 161 26.1 25 4.0 258 60.3 153 35.7 17 4.0 0 0
55 + 296 27.4 156 54.0 26 9.0 91 31.5 16 5.5 93 46.3 87 43.3 16 8.0 5 2.5
Total 1 238 34.1 718 58.7 107 8.7 325 26.6 74 6.0 503 58.2 316 36.6 39 4.5 6 0.7
  1. a: Age when participating in EPINCONT1 (E1).