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Table 3 Distribution of the responses of the medical and dentistry students on the 13 health-related quality of life items (n = 402)

From: Prevalence of overactive bladder symptoms and their impact on health-related quality of life of medical and dentistry students: a multicenter cross-sectional study

# Item None of the time A little of the time Some of the time A good bit of the time Most of the time All of the time
n % n % n % n % n % n %
1 Caused you to plan ‘‘escape routes’’ to restrooms in public places 315 78.4 42 10.4 18 4.5 15 3.7 8 2.0 4 1.0
2 Made you feel like there is something wrong with you 327 81.3 37 9.2 9 2.2 14 3.5 9 2.2 6 1.5
3 Interfered with your ability to get a good night’s rest 352 87.6 25 6.2 4 1.0 12 3.0 6 1.5 3 0.7
4 Made you frustrated or annoyed about the amount of time you spend in the restroom 355 88.3 28 7.0 6 1.5 4 1.0 4 1.0 5 1.2
5 Made you avoid activities away from restrooms (i.e., walks, running, hiking) 364 90.5 0 0.0 21 5.2 12 3.0 2 0.5 3 0.7
6 Awakened you during sleep 316 78.6 52 12.9 9 2.2 11 2.7 9 2.2 5 1.2
7 Caused you to decrease your physical activities (exercising, sports, etc.) 368 91.5 19 4.7 4 1.0 7 1.7 3 0.7 1 0.2
8 Caused you to have problems with your partner or spouse 396 98.5 5 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
9 Made you uncomfortable while traveling with others because of needing to stop for a restroom 348 86.6 27 6.7 9 2.2 9 2.2 3 0.7 6 1.5
10 Affected your relationships with family and friends 383 95.3 11 2.7 7 1.7 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
11 Interfered with getting the amount of sleep you needed 361 89.8 26 6.5 4 1.0 8 2.0 2 0.5 1 0.2
12 Caused you embarrassment 344 85.6 27 6.7 11 2.7 12 3.0 6 1.5 2 0.5
13 Caused you to locate the closest restroom as soon as you arrive at a place you have never been 344 85.6 28 7.0 11 2.7 7 1.7 6 1.5 6 1.5