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Table 3 Prevalence of LUTS and OAB subtypes by gender

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

n (%) Male (n = 49) Female (n = 111) p value
Symptoms    
   Urgency 44 (89.8) 100 (90.1) .954
   Frequency 48 (98.0) 110 (99.1) .550
   Nocturia 41 (83.7) 101 (91.0) .177
   UUI 37 (75.5) 88 (79.3) .595
   SUI 18 (36.7) 67 (60.4) .006
   Incomplete emptying 26 (53.1) 53 (47.7) .535
OAB subtypes    
   OAB-F 1 (2.0) 4 (3.6) .600
   OAB-U 11 (22.4) 15 (13.5) .158
   OAB-UUI 20 (40.8) 25 (22.5) .018
   OAB-SUI 0 (0.0) 4 (3.6) .178
   OAB-MUI 17 (34.7) 63 (56.8) .010
OAB with incontinence 37 (75.5) 92 (82.9) .277
  1. UUI = urge urinary incontinence, SUI = stress urinary incontinence, OAB-F = OAB with frequency alone,
  2. OAB-U = OAB with urgency without incontinence, OAB-UUI = OAB with urge urinary incontinence,
  3. OAB-SUI = OAB with stress urinary incontinence, OAB-MUI = OAB with mixed urinary incontinence