Nocturnal enuresis and its treatment among primary-school children in Taif, KSA

Saad S. Al-Zahrani

Abstract


Background: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and treatment of enuresis among primary-school children living in Taif city, KSA.

Methods: An interview with parents of 2701 selected students at the annual school enrolment in summer 2012.

Results: The frequency of nocturnal enuresis was 7.81 %. There were no significant between boys (7.33%) and girls (8.42%). Treatment methods used were: enuresis alarm, water restriction, medication, and awaking for voiding in 56.9%, 14.7%, 5.7% and 5.7% of cases respectively.

Conclusions: The frequency of nocturnal enuresis is similar to other studies but treatment methods were different.


Keywords


Nocturnal enuresis, Prevalence, Taif

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