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Table 1 Criteria for LUTS and OAB subtypes

From: Prevalence, evaluation and management of overactive bladder in primary care

  Idenitifcation criteria
LUTS  
   Urgency Answer ≥1 to any one of the three OAB-V8 questions on urge to urinate
   Frequency Answer ≥1 to any one of the two OAB-V8 questions on frequent urination
   Nocturia Answer ≥1 to the OAB-V8 question on nocturia
   Urge urinary incontinence (UUI) Answer ≥1 to one of the two OAB-V8 questions on urine leakage associated with urge
   Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) Answer ≥1 to one of the two questions on urine leakage associated with physical activities, sneezing, coughing, or laughing
   Mixed urinary incontinence (MUI) Meet the criteria for both UUI and SUI described above
   Incomplete emptying Answer ≥1 to the question on incomplete emptying
OAB subtypes (based on presence of above symptoms)  
   OAB with frequency alone (OAB-F) OAB-V8 score ≥8 with symptoms of frequency and/or nocturia only
   OAB with urgency without incontinence (OAB-U) OAB-V8 score ≥8 with symptoms of urgency without incontinence
   OAB with urge urinary incontinence (OAB-UUI) OAB-V8 score ≥8 with symptoms of UUI and no SUI
   OAB with stress urinary incontinence (OAB-SUI) OAB-V8 score ≥8 with symptoms of SUI and no UUI
   OAB with mixed urinary incontinence (OAB-MUI) OAB-V8 score ≥8 with symptoms of MUI
  1. LUTS = Lower urinary tract symptoms