Table 3

Comparisons between women with and without erosions (N = 225)

Predictor

Erosions

(n = 17)

No erosions

(n = 208)

Relative risk

(95% CI)

P value


Type of sling n (%)

Obtape®

13 (76.5)

60 (28.8)

Réf.

Aris®

4 (23.5)

95 (45.7)

0.23 (0.08-0.67)

0.003

TVT-O®

0

53 (25.5)

NA

0.001

Haemorrhage > 200 ml n (%)

2 (5.9)

10 (4.8)

2.37 (0.61-9.18)

0.22

Sexual activity n (%)

No

4 (23.5%)

65 (31.3%)

Réf.

Yes

13 (76.5%)

143 (68.8%)

1.44 (0.49-4.25)

0.51

Age: mean (SD)

58.0 (13.4)

56.9 (12.3)

NA

0.35

BMI: mean (SD)

27.6 (1.2)

27.7 (0.4)

NA

0.39

Concomitant surgery n (%)

None

9 (52.9)

116 (55.8)

Réf.

Prolapse surgery

3 (17.6%)

72 (34.6%)

0.56 (0.16-1.99)

0.36

Hysterectomy

1(5.9)

41 (19.7%)

0.33 (0.04-2.53)

0.26

Any surgery

8 (47.1)

92 (44.2)

1.11 (0.44-2.78)

0.82

Hypoestrogeny n (%)

No

12 (70.6%)

111 (53.4%)

Réf.

Yes

5 (29.4%)

97 (46.6%)

0.88 (0.26-2.95)

0.84


P values are calculated with the chi-squared test for proportions and with the T-test for means unless specified.

Kaelin-Gambirasio et al. BMC Women's Health 2009 9:28   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-9-28

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