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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics for women with bothersome* urinary incontinence (UI) and with no GP contact

From: Women’s barriers for contacting their general practitioner when bothered by urinary incontinence: a population-based cross-sectional study

  Total N Stress UI Urge UI UI without stress or urge
N (%) No GP contact (%) N (%) No GP contact (%) N (%) No GP contact (%)
All 24,683 2246 (9.1) 1713 (76.3) 1211 (4.9) 848 (70.0) 594 (2.4) 380 (64.0)
Age        
20–39 5554 281 (5.1) 224 (79.7) 126 (2.3) 89 (70.6) 46 (0.8) 30 (65.2)
40–59 10,680 1012 (9.5) 811 (80.1) 465 (4.4) 356 (76.6) 206 (1.9) 158 (76.7)
60–79 7732 861 (11.1) 617 (71.7) 543 (7.0) 354 (65.2) 293 (3.8) 165 (56.3)
80+ 717 92 (12.8) 61 (66.3) 77 (10.7) 49 (63.6) 49 (6.8) 27 (55.1)
Marital status        
Single 6326 579 (9.2) 420 (72.5) 375 (5.9) 247 (65.9) 205 (3.2) 122 (59.5)
Married/Cohabiting 18,357 1667 (9.1) 1293 (77.6) 836 (4.6) 601 (71.9) 389 (2.1) 258 (66.3)
Educational level        
Low (< 10 years) 3069 403 (13.1) 278 (69.0) 263 (8.6) 171 (65.0) 135 (4.4) 72 (53.3)
Middle (10–14 years) 12,644 1196 (9.5) 922 (77.1) 609 (4.8) 437 (71.8) 306 (2.4) 204 (66.7)
High (> = 15 years) 8970 647 (7.2) 513 (79.3) 339 (3.8) 240 (70.8) 153 (1.7) 104 (68.0)
Labor market affiliation        
Working 16,429 1263 (7.7) 1022 (80.9) 529 (3.2) 398 (75.2) 235 (1.4) 172 (73.2)
Pension 5820 682 (11.7) 480 (70.4) 470 (8.1) 307 (65.3) 267 (4.6) 148 (55.4)
Out of workforce 1360 129 (9.5) 99 (76.7) 90 (6.6) 69 (76.7) 35 (2.6) 27 (77.1)
Disability pension 1074 172 (16.0) 112 (65.1) 122 (11.4) 74 (60.7) 57 (5.3) 33 (57.9)
Equivalence weighted disposable income        
Low (1st quartile) 4189 425 (10.1) 301 (70.8) 277 (6.6) 180 (65.0) 140 (3.3) 82 (58.6)
Middle (2nd and 3rd quartile) 13,004 1217 (9.4) 928 (76.3) 649 (5.0) 455 (70.1) 320 (2.5) 201 (62.8)
High (4th quartile) 7490 604 (8.1) 484 (80.1) 285 (3.8) 213 (74.7) 134 (1.8) 97 (72.4)
Ethnicity        
Danish 23,155 2130 (9.2) 1628 (76.4) 1149 (5.0) 808 (70.3) 567 (2.4) 364 (64.2)
Immigrants/descendants of immigrants 1528 116 (7.6) 85 (73.3) 62 (4.1) 40 (64.5) 27 (1.8) 16 (59.3)
  1. *Bothersome UI is defined by being either moderately to extremely concerned and/or moderately to extremely influenced in their daily activities due to UI