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Table 2 Main reasons for not seeking treatment (n = 81)

From: Descriptive cross sectional study on prevalence, perceptions, predisposing factors and health seeking behaviour of women with stress urinary incontinence

Main reason for not seeking treatment Number (%)
Thinking that UI is normal with ageing and parity 19 (23.46)
Feeling embarrassed to consult a doctor 27 (33.33)
Not knowing that treatment is possible or thinking surgery as the only available treatment option 23 (28.40)
Being busy with other priorities of the family 12 (14.81)