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Table 3 Comparisons of the two identified clusters to IC/BPS

From: Clustering of patients with overactive bladder syndrome

  Urinary cluster
(n = 25)
Systemic cluster
(n = 23)
IC/BPS comparison group
(n = 27)
p-value, urinary OAB versus IC/BPS p-value, systemic OAB versus IC/BPS
Age (mean ± SD) 53.8 ± 13.9 54.2 ± 10.0 44.8 ± 16.6 0.036* 0.028*
No. of females 16 19 27  < 0.001* 0.038*
Bladder pain (0–10) 0.8 ± 1.7 3.3 ± 3.0 6.6 ± 2.1  < 0.001*  < 0.001*
Urinary incontinence (ICIQ-UI, 0–21) 10.7 ± 5.1 14.0 ± 4.1 6.6 ± 5.1 0.012*  < 0.001*
  1. *p < 0.05