Table 2

Regression analysis for intervention (n = 85) and control (n = 70) group
Baseline T1 3 months T2 6 months T3 Test-statistic (T2-T1, T3-T1)
Number of participants with UI
Intervention group 40 37 40 0.66 (0.15,2.90), 0.80 (0.34,1.88)
Control group 40 38 34
Frequency incontinence episodes (Number/ 3 days); mean (sd)
Intervention group 8.0 (11.0) 6.6 (9.1) 9.0 (11.4) −1.71 (−5.99,2.56), 1.38 (−3.03,5.79)
Control group 9.5 (11.5) 7.4 (10.1) 7.1 (9.6)
Physical Performance Test (0-28†); mean (sd)
Intervention group 17.2 (4.87) 18.5 (4 14) 3.21 (1.81,4.62), p < 0.001
Control group 15.8 (5.16) 14.7 (4.27)
Health Related Quality of Life SF-12 (mental; 0-100); mean (sd)
Intervention group 47.0 (14.2) 52.0 (10.0) 0.07 (−4.24,4.39)
Control group 46.0 (12.8) 51.3 (8.5)
Health Related Quality of Life SF-12 (physical; 0-100†); mean (sd)
Intervention group 34.7 (12.0) 38.3 (11.6) 1.70 (−3.39,6.80)
Control group 34.1 (10.1) 35.0 (12.1)
Specific Quality of Life (I-QOL; 0-110†); mean (sd)
Intervention group 68.9 (17.9) 65.7 (15.6) −3.30 (−10.2,3.63)
Control group 62.2 (17.7) 66.2 (15.6)

*corrected for chronic status.

† Higher score indicates better performance.

Tak et al.

Tak et al. BMC Geriatrics 2012 12:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-51

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