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Table 4 Duration, impact on women’s overall quality of life and specific aspects of life of POP and consultation with a doctor

From: Prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse in women, associated factors and impact on quality of life in rural Pakistan: population-based study

VariableN(%)
Duration of POP: first began
 3 to 6 months ago285.4
 7 months to 1 year ago6211.9
  > 1 yr to 2 yrs. ago6813.1
  > 2 yrs. to 5 yrs. ago13225.3
  > 5 yrs. to10 yrs. ago11822.6
  > 10 yrs. to 20 yrs. ago8015.4
  > 20 yrs. ago336.3
Impact of POP on women’s overall quality of life 
 Not at all8015.4
 Slightly12423.8
 Moderately14928.6
 Greatly16832.2
Impact of pop on specific aspect of everyday life including hygiene, home life, work life and social life:
 Not at all7414.2
 Slightly19838.0
 Moderately13025.0
Greatly11922.8
Ever consulted any doctor because of POP
 Yes11121.3
 No41078.7