Results for - When it's your time to go - Urinary incontinence

1,628 voters participated in this survey
**Sensitive nature: fair warning: Urinary incontinence (UI) is loss of bladder control. Symptoms can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common with age. Women experience UI twice as often as men. Most bladder control problems happen when muscles are too weak or too active. Do you suffer with UI?

1. **Sensitive nature: fair warning: Urinary incontinence (UI) is loss of bladder control. Symptoms can range from mild leaking to uncontrollable wetting. It can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common with age. Women experience UI twice as often as men. Most bladder control problems happen when muscles are too weak or too active. Do you suffer with UI?

Yes -- Male
4%
65 votes
Yes -- Female
23%
382 votes
Not sure
37%
605 votes
No -- Male
26%
420 votes
Yes -- Female
10%
156 votes

2. If you answered yes, do you feel that UI controls your life (in other words, you have to plan around always having to use the restroom)?

Yes
7%
114 votes
Sometimes
22%
353 votes
Never
14%
220 votes
N/A
58%
941 votes

3. Before you leave the house do you have an idea where the restrooms are at your destination, and along the way?

Yes
16%
255 votes
Sometimes
22%
351 votes
No
19%
315 votes
N/A
43%
707 votes

4. On a scale from 1-5, how annoying is it when you depend on public transportation (when you have to use the facilities so often)?

Very annoying
8%
132 votes
Annoying
7%
108 votes
Somewhat annoying
8%
138 votes
Not very annoying
5%
88 votes
No annoyance whatsoever
4%
71 votes
N/A
67%
1,091 votes

5. If you are not bothered by UI (meaning you have it, but it's no big deal) why is that?

I'm mature about and just deal with it
8%
136 votes
I have a "That's life" attitude about it
10%
156 votes
There are worse conditions or diseases to have
16%
268 votes
Not sure
6%
91 votes
UI is bothersome to me
6%
95 votes
N/A
60%
982 votes

6. With all due respect and sensitivity, what products, if any, do you use for UI?

Prescription meds
4%
68 votes
Pads or liners
21%
338 votes
Adult diapers
3%
55 votes
I use nothing
14%
224 votes
N/A
61%
994 votes
11/08/2015 Health & Fitness 1628 38 By: ptajuggalette

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