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Table 1 Comparisons between the two OAB clusters, mean ± SD

From: Clustering of patients with overactive bladder syndrome

  Urinary cluster
(n = 25, 52%)
Systemic cluster
(n = 23, 48%)
p-value
Demographics
 Age (mean ± SD) 53.8 ± 13.9 54.2 ± 10.0 0.84
 No. of females 16 19 0.20
Urinary symptoms: (mean ± SD)
 Urinary incontinence (ICIQ-UI, 0–21)^ 10.7 ± 5.1 14.0 ± 4.1 0.028*
 Incontinence impact (IIQ-7, 0–28) 6.5 ± 7.4 11.7 ± 8.6 0.027*
 Overactive bladder (ICIQ-OAB, 0–16)^ 8.8 ± 2.7 9.9 ± 2.6 0.20
 Overactive bladder symptom severity (OAB-q SS, 6–36) 58.5 ± 20.0 69.3 ± 22.4 0.11
Psychosocial    
 Anxiety (HADS-A, 0–21)^ 5.5 ± 4.1 9.5 ± 3.7  < 0.001*
 Depression (HADS-D, 0–21)^ 3.7 ± 3.5 6.9 ± 3.6  < 0.001*
 Psychological stress (PSS, 0–40)^ 12.9 ± 6.4 21.4 ± 7.0  < 0.001*
 Somatic symptom burden (PSPS-Q, 0–59)^ 7.5 ± 6.6 28.0 ± 7.6  < 0.001*
 Childhood traumatic exposure (CTES, 0–42)^ 5.4 ± 6.0 17.0 ± 11.6  < 0.001*
 Death in family 2.1 ± 2.8 3.7 ± 3.2 0.070
 Parental upheaval 0.8 ± 1.8 2.7 ± 3.2 0.021*
 Sexual trauma 0.6 ± 1.9 3.1 ± 3.2 0.004*
 Victim of violence 0.6 ± 1.9 2.5 ± 3.2 0.017*
 Major illness 0.2 ± 0.8 2.4 ± 2.9 0.001*
 Other trauma 1.2 ± 2.4 2.6 ± 3.0 0.055
Quality of life    
 Condition specific (OAB-q-HRQOL, 0–100, higher is worse) 40.3 ± 22.6 56.0 ± 26.9 0.045*
 Global QOL (SF-36, 0–100, lower is worse) 74.6 ± 17.8 43.7 ± 18.4  < 0.001*
  1. *p < 0.05. ^ identifies variables that are used in the clustering algorithm