Does urinary incontinence affect quality of life of Greek women less severely? A cross-sectional study in two Mediterranean settings

Anifantaki S., Filiz T. M. , Alegakis A., Topsever P. , Markaki A., DEDE ÇINAR N., ...More

QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH, vol.18, no.10, pp.1311-1319, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11136-009-9545-4
  • Title of Journal : QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.1311-1319


Numerous studies have identified a reduced health-related quality of life (QoL) in patients with urinary incontinence (UI). The aim of this study was to assess and compare QoL in women with UI in the island of Crete, Greece, and in Turkey.