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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects of pilot psychometric testing

From: Validation of the International Prostate Symptom Score in Chinese males and females with lower urinary tract symptoms

Characteristics CCs GOPCs Overall
  n = 100 n = 133 n = 233
1. Mean age (SD) 61.5 (11.5) 64.4 (11.2) 63.2 (11.5)
2. Age group (years, %)    
  18-65 62.0 54.9 57.9
  Above 65 38.0 45.1 42.1
3. Gender (%)    
  Male 52.0 41.4 45.9
  Female 48.0 58.6 54.1
4. Marital status (%)    
  Married 76.0 72.9 74.2
  Single 5.0 4.5 4.7
  Widower 14.0 15.8 15.0
  Divorced 5.0 6.8 6.0
5. Employment status (%)#    
  Working 42.0 27.8 33.9
  Not working 58.0 72.2 66.1
6. Household income (%)    
  <HKD20.000 63.0 61.7 62.2
  HKD20,000 or the above 29.0 21.8 24.9
  Missing 8.0 16.5 12.9
7. Smoking status (%)    
  Never 71.0 78.2 75.1
  Ex-smoker 23.0 13.5 17.6
  Current smoker 2.0 2.3 2.1
  Refused to answer 4.0 6.0 5.2
8. Drinking status (%)    
  Never 44.0 49.6 47.2
  Ex-drinker 15.0 12.0 13.3
  Current drinker 38.0 30.8 33.9
  Refused to answer 3.0 7.5 5.6
  1. CCs: continence clinics.
  2. GOPCs: general outpatient clinics.
  3. n = number of subject.
  4. #Significant difference between patients in CCs and GOPCs by chi-square test (P < 0.05).