publication . Article . 2015

Factors affecting nocturnal enuresis amongst school-aged children: Brief report

Hakim, A.; Farshid Kompani; Bahadoram, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2015
Abstract
Enuresis is the inability to control urination during sleep. It is one of the most common childhood urologic disorders. Nocturnal enuresis refers to the occurrence of involuntary voiding at night after 5 years. Persistent nocturia can decrease self-esteem, increase anxiety and other emotional problems in children. The aim of this study is to evaluate the factors affecting nocturia amongst school-aged children. Methods: This cross- sectional study was conducted on 200 children over a period of 3 months from 21 April to 22 July 2014 (. Subjects of this study included 200 children (100 boy and 100 girl) aged 6 to 12 years that referred to the urology clinic. Follow...
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free text keywords: child, cross-sectional studies, nocturnal enuresis, parents, sleep, Medicine (General), R5-920
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