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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimizing Remote Access to Urinary Incontinence Treatment for Women Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Alayne D. Markland

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $305,327
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Primary care and prevention research among women Veterans across the life cycle is an area of increasing focus within VA Health Administration (VHA). Increasing numbers of women Veterans are using the VA for their general and gender-specific health care, representing a doubling in the past decade with 7% of all Veterans seen in the VHA being women. Up to 20 percent of women Veterans experience urinary incontinence (UI) and may be at increased risk due to exposures during military ser...

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