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What is the rate of incidence of overactive bladder?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Overactive bladder is not uncommon. The incidence in males and females between the ages of 10 and 50 is between 10 and 15 percent This increases with age, so that in men and women above the age of 75, the incidence is 35 percent.

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