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Table 4 Frequency of exercise and sex and wellbeing (high scores = greater wellbeing; More exercise = every day or once or twice a week; Less exercise = once or twice a month or never. More frequent sex = once or twice a week or more; Less frequent sex = once or twice a month or I can’t remember when)

From: Female urinary incontinence and wellbeing: results from a multi-national survey

Group Mean SD N
UI more exercise 49.7 10.0 806
UI less exercise 45.1 10.2 397
Non-UI more exercise 51.1 8.7 835
Non-UI less exercise 48.2 9.2 365
Main effect of exercise: F(1,2399) =82.8 p <0.001
Exercise x UI interaction: F (1,2399) = 4.2 p < 0.05
UI more sex 51.4 9.6 357
UI less sex 45.9 10.4 631
Non-UI more sex 53.1 8.0 369
Non-UI less sex 48.0 9.4 539
Main effect of sex: F(1,1892) = 145.3 p < 0.001)
Sex x UI interaction: F < 1