Table 4

SF36 Mean Scores for people with urinary incontinence, depression and combinations of these conditions (adjusted for age and sex)
n PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH
No Incontinence and No Depression 2066 88.07 84.93 75.55 77.92 69.39 92.67 95.16 85.04
General Population 3010 85.31 79.82 72.54 73.91 64.35 87.90 87.83 79.99
Incontinence without Depression 486 85.00aa 78.58aa 72.72aa 74.25aa 65.46aa 91.10 91.53aa 82.40aa
Depression without Incontinence 333 77.49aabb 64.29aabb 61.84abb 60.13ab 43.90ab 67.56ab 58.12ab 58.37ab
Incontinence with Depression 125 66.33abc 49.88abcc 56.11ab 50.60abcc 40.94ab 61.41ab 46.72abcc 55.28ab
p-value for interaction term 0.0002 0.046 0.27 0.02 0.54 0.09 0.02 0.97

a Statistically significantly lower (t test p<0.001) than those with no incontinence and no depression.

aa Statistically significantly lower (t test p<0.05) than those with no incontinence and no depression.

b Statistically significantly lower (t test p<0.001) than those with incontinence but no depression.

bb Statistically significantly lower (t test p<0.05) than those with incontinence but no depression.

c Statistically significantly lower (t test p<0.001) than those with depression but no incontinence.

cc Statistically significantly lower (t test p<0.05) than those with depression but no incontinence.

Avery et al.

Avery et al. BMC Urology 2013 13:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-13-11

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