Table 2

Demographics of the participating GPs (n = 84; men 59, women 25), and their proportion of patients with persistent MUPS among all consultations during the four-week registration period
Total Men Women
Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Range
Age* 48.0 (11.37) 26-68 49.9 (11.63) 26-68 43.5 (9.49) 26-60
Years in practice* 17.8 (12.15) 0-42 20.3 (12.27) 0-42 11.8 (9.98) 0-32
List length 1107 (340.0) 370-2496 1126 (364.2) 370-2496 1061 (277.4) 460-1450
MUPS-patientsˡ 6.38 (4.97) 0-26 6.32 (5.39) 0-26 6.52 (3.91) 0-15
N consultations 210.33 (82.55) 48-394 218.8 (77.8) 57-363 190.4 (91.40) 48-394

*Difference between genders is significant at the 0.05 level.

ˡAssociation between number of patients with persistent MUPS and total consultations at the level of 0.01 (pearson p = 0.001, spearman, p = 0.003).

Aamland et al.

Aamland et al. BMC Family Practice 2014 15:107   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-107

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