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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical data

From: Improvement of quality of life, anxiety and depression after surgery in patients with stress urinary incontinence: Results of a longitudinal short-term follow-up

   Surgery
(N = 32)
Pelvic floor training
(N = 21)
Total
(N = 53)
 
Age mean (SD) 59.8 (9.2) 54.5 (9.0) 57.4 (9.4) t = 1.96, p = 0.06
  range 37 – 78 38 – 68 37 – 78  
Marital status unmarried/single 9.4% 0.0% 5.7% χ2 = 3.69, p = 0.30
  married/partnership 78.1% 90.5% 83.0%  
  divorced/separated 6.3% 0.0% 3.8%  
  widowed 6.3% 9.5% 7.5%  
Education primary school 40.6% 33.3% 37.7% χ2 = 1.74, p = 0.63
  completed apprenticeship 46.9% 61.9% 52.8%  
  A-level/university 12.5% 4.8% 9.4%  
Occupational status full time work 9.4% 9.5% 9.4% χ2 = 7.18, p = 0.07
  part time work 15.6% 38.1% 24.5%  
  housewife 15.6% 28.6% 20.8%  
  retired 59.4% 23.8% 45.3%  
Years of urinary stress incontinence mean (SD) 7.2 (7.8) 8.3 (8.8) 7.6 (8.2) Z = -.0.63, p = 0.53
  range 0.2 – 31.0 2.0 – 38.0 0.2 – 38.0  
Number of births mean (SD) 2.3 (1.2) 2.2 (1.1) 2.3 (1.1) Z = -0.21, p = 0.83
  0 3.1% 0.0% 1.9%  
  1 18.8% 19.0% 18.9%  
  2 46.9% 52.4% 49.1%  
  ≥ 3 31.2% 28.6% 30.1%  
Episiotomy yes 40.6% 66.7% 50.9% χ2 = 3.44, p = 0.06
  no 59.4% 33.3% 49.1%  
Caesarian section yes 6.3% 0.0% 3.8% χ2 = 1.36, p = 0.24
  no 93.8% 100.0% 96.2%  
Birth weight of the heaviest child mean (SD) 3485 (468) 3620 (494) 3540 (479) t = -0.99, p = 0.33
  < 3000 g 10.0% 9.5% 9.8%  
  3000 – 3999 73.3% 61.9% 68.6%  
  ≥ 4000 16.7% 28.6% 21.6%  
Body Mass Index mean (SD) 26.6 (4.2) 27.1 (5.9) 26.8 (5.0) Z = -0.19, p = 0.85
  range 19.5–39.4 20.8–47.0 19.5–47.0  
Menopausal status before menopause 9.4% 28.6% 17.0% χ2 = 10.40, p = 0.01
  in menopause 21.9% 47.6% 32.1%  
  after menopause 68.8% 23.8% 50.9%  
Psycholog./psychiatric treatment yes 15.6% 9.5% 13.2% χ2 = 0.41, p = 0.52
  no 84.4% 90.5% 86.8%