Table 2

Number of individuals with each symptom and no symptoms at 3 months, 6 months and long term follow-up (6 years) by randomisation group.

Intervention

Standard care

Difference (95% Cl; P value)

Total

responders

Individuals with symptoms/event (%)

Total responders

Individuals with symptoms/event (%)


Improvement

3-months

2378

1417 (60%)

584

281 (48%)

11% (7 to 16; P = < 0.001)

6 months

2201

1369 (62%)

536

277 (52%)

11% (6 to 15 P < 0.001)

Long term follow-up

2045

1530(72%)

567

380 (67%)

5% (0.6 to 9; P = 0.02)


No symptoms (cure)

3-months

2378

591 (25%)

584

88 (15%)

10% (6% to 13%; p < 0.001)

6 months

2201

624 (28%)

536

104 (19%)

9% (5% to 13%; p < 0.001)

Long term follow-up

2069

643 (31%)

571

156 (27%)

4% (-0.4 to 8; P = 0.08)


Leakage

(several times per month or more)

Baseline

2958

2392 (82%)

788

618 (79%)

3 months

2483

1567 (63%)

612

428 (70%)

-7% (-11% to -3%; p = 0.002)

6 months

2235

1362 (61%)

546

356 (65%)

-4% (-9% to 0%; p = 0.066)

Long term follow-up

2093

1166 (56%)

580

334 (58%)

-2% (-6 to 3; P = 0.4)


Frequency

(hourly or more)

Baseline

1563 (53%)

376 (48%)

3 months

2428

723 (30%)

598

219 (37%)

-7% (-11% to -2%; p = 0.001)

6 months

2231

539 (24%)

545

182 (33%)

-9% (-14% to -5%; p < 0.001)

Long term follow-up

2098

290 (14%)

576

85 (15%)

-1% (-4 to 2; P = 0.6)


Urgency

(very strong or overwhelming)

Baseline

1927 (65%)

529 (67%)

3 months

2503

819 (33%)

618

248 (40%)

-7% (-12% to -3%; p = 0.001)

6 months

2236

682 (31%)

546

228 (42%)

-11% (-16% to -7%; p < 0.001)

Long term follow-up

2108

482 (23%)

583

153 (26%)

-3% (-7% to 0.6%;p = 0.09)


Nocturia

(3 times per night or more)

Baseline

1070 (36%)

285 (36%)

3 months

2502

497 (20%)

617

164 (27%)

-7% (-11% to -3%; p < 0.001)

6 months

2236

420 (19%)

547

133 (24%)

-6% (-9% to -2%; p = 0.004)

Long term follow-up

2106

437 (21%)

585

135 (23%)

-2% (-6 to 2; P = 0.2)


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

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