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Table 3 Items 12-23 UI questionnaire (Urinary and fecal incontinence)

From: Normal reference values of strength in pelvic floor muscle of women: a descriptive and inferential study

n = 212   
Micturitions/day (SD) 7.40 ± 2.45  
Micturitions/night (SD) 0.80 ± 1.17  
Volume of fluid ingested/day (%) <1 l 1 l >1 l
20 (9.3%) 44 (20.3%) 152 (70.4%)
Reduction of liquid ingested (%) Yes No
69 (31.8%) 148 (68.2%)
Suffer loss of urine (%) Yes No
89 (41.4%) 126 (58.6%)
Loss during strain or stress (%) Yes No
100 (46.3%) 116 (53.7%)
Loss during:   
a) coughing. laughing or jumping (%) Yes No
147 (68.1%) 69 (31.9%)
b) listening the sound of water (%) Yes No
121 (56.3%) 94 (43.7%)
c) after the coition (%) Yes No
95 (44.6%) 118 (55.4%)
Feeling strong and imperiously desire of urinate (%) Yes No
106 (49.1%) 110 (50.9%)
Need to use pads (%) Yes No
88 (40.7%) 128 (59.3%)
Number of pads/day (SD) 2.38 ± 1.147
Suffer constipation (%) Yes No
118 (54.4%) 99 (45.6)
Suffer fecal incontinence (%) Yes No
66 (30.4%) 150 (69.1%)
Urodynamic test (%) Yes No
88 (40.6%) 129 (40.4%)
  1. Values expressed as mean ± Standard Deviation (95% Confidence Interval) and absolute percentages.