TABLE 2

Demographic characteristics and symptoms

Clinical variableEntire cohort (n = 150)No-UTI cohort (n = 75)UTI cohort (n = 75)P valued
Age (yr), mean (SD)62.3 (14.9)60.6 (12.3)64.0 (17.1)0.16a
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD)29.3 (6.3)28.8 (5.9)29.9 (6.6)0.27a
Race/ethnicity, no. (%)
    White121 (81)59 (79)62 (83)
    Hispanic15 (10)9 (12)6 (8)
    Black9 (6)5 (7)4 (5)0.90c
    Asian4 (3)2 (3)2 (3)
    Other1 (1)0 (0)1 (1)
No. of vaginal deliveries, median (IQR)2 (0–11)2 (0–6)2 (0–11)0.80b
Sexually active, no. (%)58 (39)37 (49)21 (28)0.01
Previous antibiotic treatment, no. (%)45 (30)20 (27)25 (33)0.37
Current anticholinergic treatment, no. (%)26 (17)9 (12)17 (23)0.08
Type of anticholinergic used, no. (%)
    Oxybutynin9 (6)3 (4)6 (8)
    Solifenacin8 (5)3 (4)5 (7)
    Fesoterodine4 (3)2 (3)2 (3)
    Tolterodine2 (1)1 (1)1 (1)0.75c
    Oxybutynin patch1 (1)0 (0)1 (1)
    Trospium chloride1 (1)0 (0)1 (1)
    Mirabegron (Myrbetriq)1 (1)0 (0)1 (1)
Previous vaginal estrogen use, no. (%)32 (21)11 (15)21 (28)0.05
Current vaginal estrogen use, no. (%)29 (19)10 (13)19 (25)0.06
Prior urogynecologic surgery, no. (%)40 (27)13 (17)27 (36)0.01
Symptoms of incontinence, no. (%)
    Stress urinary incontinence17 (11)10 (13)7 (9)0.44
    Urgency urinary incontinence26 (17)11 (15)15 (20)0.39
    Mixed urinary incontinence42 (28)27 (36)15 (20)0.03
Urgency-frequency syndrome, no. (%)18 (12)9 (12)9 (12)0.99
Myofascial pain, no. (%)55 (37)20 (27)35 (47)0.01
Painful bladder syndrome, pelvic pain, and dyspareunia, no. (%)4 (3)0 (0)4 (5)0.06c
UTISA score, mean (SD)e
    Urination regularity6.6 (4.3)5.4 (4.3)7.9 (3.9)<0.001a
    Problems with urination3.4 (3.6)2.0 (2.5)5.4 (3.7)<0.001a
    Pain associated with UTI3.2 (3.6)2.1 (3.1)4.3 (3.8)<0.001a
    Blood in the urine0.2 (0.8)0.1 (0.4)0.4 (1.1)0.08a
  • a Independent t test.

  • b Wilcoxon rank sum test.

  • c Fisher's exact test.

  • d Chi-square test used unless otherwise indicated. Boldface indicates P values that are significant at ≤0.05.

  • e UTISA scores for urinary regularity, problems with urination, and pain associated with UTI range from 0 to 12. UTISA scores for blood in the urine range from 0 to 6.