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Table 1 Baseline demographics and clinical characteristics of follow-up participants and non-responders to follow-up.

From: Long term follow-up of a randomised controlled trial of services for urinary symptoms

  RESPONDERS NON- RESPONDERS
  Baseline characteristics of responders at 6 years Baseline characteristics of responders at 6 years Non-responders to follow-up Do not mail Migrants Deaths
  Intervention Standard care     
Number of patients 2133 595 389 107 190 332
Age group in years       
40-49 (%) 429 (20%) 125 (21%) 110 (29%) 14 (13%) 49 (26%) 7 (2%)
50-59 (%) 644 (30%) 164 (27%) 110 (29%) 40 (37%) 61 (32%) 25 (7%)
60-69 (%) 638 (30%) 183 (31%) 72 (19%) 37 (35%) 46 (24%) 70 (21%)
70-79 (%) 368 (17%) 106 (18%) 69 (18%) 13 (12%) 27 (14%) 139 (42%)
> 80 (%) 54 (3%) 17 (3%) 28 (7%) 3 (3%) 7 (4%) 91 (27%)
Female (%) 1351 (63%) 360 (60%) 259 (67%) 70 (65%) 129 (68%) 130 (39%)
Ethnic group       
white (%) 2029 (95%) 561 (94%) 346 (89%) 92 (86%) 181 (95%) 324 (98%)
Long-term illness (%) 773 (36%) 211 (35%) 149 (38%) 43 (40%) 58 (31%) 187 (56%)
Symptoms       
Leakage 1713 (80%) 470 (79%) 324 (83%) 89 (83%) 158 (83%) 256 (77%)
Frequency 1121 (52%) 280 (47%) 219 (56%) 49 (46%) 99 (52%) 171 (51%)
Urgency 1359 (64%) 401 (67%) 262 (67%) 67 (63%) 115 (60%) 252 (76%)
Nocturia 714 (33%) 205 (34%) 144 (37%) 35 (33%) 66 (35%) 191 (57%)
Mild or no problem 1158 (54%) 326 (55%) 190 (49%) 63 (59%) 101 (53%) 149 (45%)
Impact-Median (IQR) 5 (2, 10) 4 (2, 9) 6 (2, 11) 5 (2, 11) 5 (3, 11) 4 (1, 10)
Satisfied with current urinary symptoms for rest of life 666 (31%) 212 (36%) 92 (24%) 26 (24%) 52 (27%) 110 (33%)