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Title: Nocturnal enuresis and its treatment among primary-school children in Oromieh, Islamic Republic of Iran
Authors: Pashapour, N.
Golmahammadlou, S.
Mahmoodzadeh, H.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and treatment of enuresis among primary-school children living in Oromieh city, Islamic Republic of Iran. A questionnaire was answered by parents of 3500 selected students at the annual school enrolment in summer 2004. The frequency of nocturnal enuresis was 7.7%. Enuresis frequency was significantly higher among boys [8.6%] than girls [6.7%]. Treatment methods used were: medication, water restriction, awaking for voiding and enuresis alarm in 57.8%, 18.1%, 11.5% and 2.6% of cases respectively. The frequency of nocturnal enuresis is similar to other studies but treatment methods were different
Description: 376-380
Keywords: Students
Schools
Questionnaires
Sex Distribution
Cross-Sectional Studies
Prevalence
Subject: Nocturnal Enuresis
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117448
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1402/14_2_2008_0376_0380.pdf
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