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Table 5 Adjusted a Odds Ratios (OR) for incidence and remission of UI in women participating in both EPINCONT1 (E1) and EPINCONT2 (E2)

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

   Incidence of UI     Remission of UI   
  N = 2 054 OR 95% CI   N = 1 238 OR 95% CI  
Age (E1) 2 054 0.99 0.99 – 1.00 *** 1 238 0.98 0.98 – 0.99 ***
BMI (E1) 2 046 1.03 1.02 – 1.04 *** 1 233 0.96 0.95 – 0.98 ***
Weight Change (kg)         
No change (-3 / +3) 651 1.0    475 1.0   
Loss: 3 - 10 209 1.01 0.85 – 1.20   168 1.07 0.85 – 1.34  
Loss: > 10 70 1.28 0.96 – 1.72   52 1.33 0.91 – 1.93  
Gain: 3 - 10 720 1.29 1.14 – 1.45 *** 395 0.90 0.76 – 1.06  
Gain: > 10 377 1.71 1.47 – 1.99 *** 130 0.69 0.54 – 0.88 **
Parity (E2)         
0 111 1.0    50 1.0   
1 166 1.37 1.04 – 1.79 * 89 0.90 0.58 – 1.40  
2 736 1.28 1.03 – 1.61 * 450 0.97 0.67 – 1.40  
3 + 1 040 1.56 1.26 – 1.95 *** 646 0.96 0.67 – 1.38  
Smoking (E1) 541 0.93 0.83 – 1.04   337 1.09 0.92 – 1.28  
  1. a: All OR are adjusted for all the other variables presented in the table.
  2. *: p < 0.05. **: p < 0.01. ***: p < 0.001.