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Table1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Interplay between bladder microbiota and overactive bladder symptom severity: a cross‐sectional study

Characteristic M group (n = 17) M/S group (n = 53) P-value
Age (years) 37.1 (11.4) 38.5 (11.6) 0.675a
BMI (kg/m2) 21.1 (2.3) 22.1 (3.1) 0.214a
Race/ethnicity    
Asian 17 53 NS
Other 0 0  
Currently married 15 (88.2) 42 (79.2) 0.498b
Ever pregnant 12 (70.6) 41 (77.4) 0.746b
Menopausal status    1.000b
Premenopausal 12 (70.6) 39 (73.6)  
Postmenopausal 5 (29.4) 14 (26.4)  
Use of hormone replacement therapy 0 6 (11.3) 0.175b
Diabetes 0 5 (9.4) 0.325b
Hypertension 2 (11.8) 10 (18.9) 0.717b
Pelvic surgery 2 (11.8) 16 (30.2) 0.203b
OABSS 4.47 (0.8) 8.58 (2.1)  < 0.001
  1. Values given as mean (standard deviation) or median (interquartile range) and n (%)
  2. Chi-square test used unless otherwise indicated
  3. BMI, body mass index; OAB, overactive bladder; OABSS, overactive bladder Symptom Score
  4. aTwo sample t test
  5. bFisher’s exact test