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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: challenges to early hospital presentation in a resource-poor health system

Variables Frequency (%)
Age of Respondents (years) 40–49 500 (37.9%)
50–59 420 (31.8%)
60–69 277 (21.0%)
70–79 110 (8.3%)
80–89 10 (0.8%)
90–99 2 (0.2%)
Mean Age of Respondents (years) 54.2 ± 10.2  
Duration of Formal Education (years) ≤6 466 (35.3%)
>6 853 (64.7%)
Mean Duration Formal Education (years) 10.5 ± 5.3  
Years in Marriage Not Married 27 (2.1%)
≤10 years 350 (26.5%)
11-20 years 442 (33.5%)
> 20 years 500 (37.9%)
Number of Siblings None 14 (1.1%)
1–5 718 (54.4%)
> 5 587 (44.5%)
Any LUTS   267 (20.2%)
Mild LUTS (IPSS ≤ 7) 111 (8.4%)
Moderate LUTS (IPSS 8–19) 126 (9.6%)
Severe LUTS (IPSS ≥ 20) 30 (2.3%)
  1. [LUTS lower urinary tract symptoms]
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