Table 1

Baseline demographics and clinical characteristics of follow-up participants and non-responders to follow-up.

RESPONDERS

NON- RESPONDERS

Baseline characteristics of responders at 6 years

Baseline characteristics of responders at 6 years

Non-responders to follow-up

Do not mail

Migrants

Deaths

Intervention

Standard care

Number of patients

2133

595

389

107

190

332


Age group in years

40-49 (%)

429 (20%)

125 (21%)

110 (29%)

14 (13%)

49 (26%)

7 (2%)

50-59 (%)

644 (30%)

164 (27%)

110 (29%)

40 (37%)

61 (32%)

25 (7%)

60-69 (%)

638 (30%)

183 (31%)

72 (19%)

37 (35%)

46 (24%)

70 (21%)

70-79 (%)

368 (17%)

106 (18%)

69 (18%)

13 (12%)

27 (14%)

139 (42%)

> 80 (%)

54 (3%)

17 (3%)

28 (7%)

3 (3%)

7 (4%)

91 (27%)


Female (%)

1351 (63%)

360 (60%)

259 (67%)

70 (65%)

129 (68%)

130 (39%)

Ethnic group

white (%)

2029 (95%)

561 (94%)

346 (89%)

92 (86%)

181 (95%)

324 (98%)

Long-term illness (%)

773 (36%)

211 (35%)

149 (38%)

43 (40%)

58 (31%)

187 (56%)


Symptoms

Leakage

1713 (80%)

470 (79%)

324 (83%)

89 (83%)

158 (83%)

256 (77%)

Frequency

1121 (52%)

280 (47%)

219 (56%)

49 (46%)

99 (52%)

171 (51%)

Urgency

1359 (64%)

401 (67%)

262 (67%)

67 (63%)

115 (60%)

252 (76%)

Nocturia

714 (33%)

205 (34%)

144 (37%)

35 (33%)

66 (35%)

191 (57%)


Mild or no problem

1158 (54%)

326 (55%)

190 (49%)

63 (59%)

101 (53%)

149 (45%)

Impact-Median (IQR)

5 (2, 10)

4 (2, 9)

6 (2, 11)

5 (2, 11)

5 (3, 11)

4 (1, 10)

Satisfied with current urinary symptoms for rest of life

666 (31%)

212 (36%)

92 (24%)

26 (24%)

52 (27%)

110 (33%)


Williams et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:58   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-58

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