Coevorden Study

Coevorden Study...

Description

The Coevorden study explores the (co)occurrence of different pelvic floor symptoms (e.g. voiding symptoms, bowel symptoms, pelvic pain, prolapse, sexual problems) in men and women, and the role of pelvic floor muscles. This includes questionnaire bas...

General Design

Cohort type

Population cohort

Design

Longitudinal

Design description

We conducted a prospective observational population-based cohort study in a Dutch municipality, applying a mixed-methods approach that combined quantitative and qualitative elements. Quantitative approach: questionnaires at baseline and one-year and two-year follow up; use of routine care data from primary care; extensive physical examination in subgroup of men and women with and without symptoms (cross sectional). Qualitative approach: interview study among men and women with one or more symptoms who did or did not seek care for these symptoms.

Design schematic
Design schematic
Collection type

Retrospective, Prospective

Start/End year

2019 - 2022

Design paper
Exploring concomitant pelvic floor symptoms in community-dwelling females and males
PID

https://doi.org/10.34760/63775b567f465

Population

Countries

Netherlands (the)

Regions

Drenthe

Number of participants

11724

Age group at inclusion

Adult (18+ years)

Contact and Contributors

Lead organisation

  • University Medical Centre Groningen

Contacts

Partners

Access conditions

Data access conditions

general research use

Data use conditions
  • not for profit, non commercial use only
  • publication required
  • collaboration required
  • ethics approval required
Release type
  • Closed dataset

Funding & Acknowledgements

Funding

This study was funded by ZonMw (Gender and Health 849200004)