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released: 2 Mar 2006 author: AIHW media release

The 'Australian incontinence data analysis and development' report presents a profile of the Australian population experiencing incontinence and describes the sorts of data items recommended to improve the collection of incontinence data. Part A of the report (Incontinence in Australia) investigates the prevalence, experience and burden of incontinence in Australia and the related monetary costs and expenditure associated with the condition. Part B (Developing continence data standards) then focuses on the development and description of data items for inclusion in future continence data collections.

Cat. no. DIS 44; 142pp.; Internet only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (188K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Acknowledgements
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
  • Part A Incontinence in Australia (381K PDF)
    • Sections
      1. Introduction
      2. Definition and Measurement of Incontinence
      3. Prevalence estimates and risk factors
      4. Experience of incontinence
      5. Expenditures for incontinence
      6. Burden of incontinence
    • End matter
      • Appendix A
      • Appendix B
  • Part B Developing Australian continence data standards (318K PDF)
    • Sections
      1. Introduction
      2. Australian continence data collection
      3. Mapping and comparability of continence data items
      4. Promoting consistency in continence data collections
  • End matter (128K PDF)
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2006. Australian incontinence data analysis and development. Cat. no. DIS 44. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 27 June 2016 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467824>.

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