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Table 2 Characteristics of participants

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

Characteristic, n (%) Male (n = 81) Female (n = 230) Total (N = 311)
Age, years       
   < 25 2 (2.5) 14 (6.1) 16 (5.1)
   25–34 5 (6.2) 27 (11.7) 32 (10.3)
   35–44 9 (11.1) 28 (12.2) 37 (11.9)
   45–54 20 (24.7) 42 (18.3) 62 (19.9)
   55–64 16 (19.8) 41 (17.8) 57 (18.3)
   65–74 20 (24.7) 42 (18.3) 62 (19.9)
   ≥75 8 (9.9) 25 (10.9) 33 (10.6)
   Unknown 1 (1.2) 11 (4.8) 12 (3.9)
Race       
   Black 57 (70.4) 174 (75.7) 231 (74.3)
   Hispanic 13 (16.1) 27 (11.7) 40 (12.9)
   White 0 (0.0) 3 (1.3) 3 (0.01)
   Other/Not stated 11 (13.6) 26 (11.3) 37 (11.9)
Education       
   Less than high school 8 (9.9) 13 (5.7) 21 (6.8)
   High school graduate 24 (29.6) 72 (31.3) 96 (30.9)
   Some college/college graduate 19 (23.5) 47 (20.4) 66 (21.2)
   Graduate school 4 (4.9) 13 (5.7) 17 (5.5)
   Not stated 26 (32.1) 85 (37.0) 111 (35.7)
Body mass index (BMI), kg/m2       
   < 25.0 12 (14.8) 38 (16.5) 50 (16.1)
   25.0–29.9 27 (33.3) 79 (34.3) 106 (34.1)
   ≥30 31 (38.3) 96 (41.7) 127 (40.8)
   Not stated 11 (13.6) 17 (7.4) 28 (9.0)
History of smoking*       
   Yes 36 (44.4) 59 (25.7) 95 (30.5)
   No 45 (55.6) 171 (74.3) 216 (69.5)
Previous surgical history       
   Bladder surgery** 0 (0.0) 8 (3.5) 8 (2.6)
   Urinary leakage surgery** 0 (0.0) 1 (0.4) 1 (0.3)
   Hysterectomy*** -- -- 49 (21.3) -- --
   Prostate surgery 5 (6.2) -- -- -- --
OAB status       
   Normal 32 (39.5) 119 (51.7) 151 (48.5)
   OAB with UI 37 (45.7) 92 (40.0) 129 (41.5)
   OAB without UI 12 (14.8) 19 (8.3) 31 (10.0)