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Evaluation of prevalence of enuresis in school age children in Jahrom and related factors
Fatemeh EmamGhoraishy *
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To investigate the prevalence of enuresis in school- age children in Iran .


One thousands children aged 6-11 years old were included in the present study and were evaluated by questionnaire .

Results :

The prevalence of nocturnal enuresis for males was 19.7%females 12.2% and overall prevalence was 16.5% Deep sleep in children and low education of their parents were associated with enuresis .No correlation between enuresis and parent’s job , family size was detected but more common in first child of family .The neurotic children that referred were managed with imipramine .54.9% responded to this drug.


In conclusion, enuresis is an important problem for both family and children especially in high prevalence area. Specific guidelines must be developed for education of parents and management of neurotic children

Keywords: Enuresis, Prevalence, Related factors
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Received: 2016/07/10 | Revised: 2018/03/4 | Accepted: 2016/07/10
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فصلنامه دانشگاه علوم پزشکی جهرم Journal of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences
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