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Table 3 Patient perception of problem and satisfaction with current urinary symptoms at 3 and 6 months and 6 years presented by randomisation group.

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

  Continence Nurse Practitioner Standard Care  
  Total number of individuals Number of individuals with event Total number of individuals Number of individuals with event Difference (95% CI; p-value)
  Mild or no problem
3 months 2468 819 (74%) 614 416 (68%) 6% (2% to 10%; p = 0.003)
6 months 2181 1721 (79%) 545 380 (70%) 9% (5% to 13%; p < 0.001)
Long term follow-up (6 Years) 2104 1474 (70%) 589 406 (69%) 1% (-3 to 5%;p = 0.6)
  Satisfied with current urinary symptoms for rest of life
3 months 2498 1294 (52%) 618 276 (45%) 7% (3% to 12%; p = 0.001)
6 months 2236 1428 (64%) 546 289 (53%) 11% (6% to 16%; p < 0.001)
Long term follow-up (6 Years) 2109 1152 (55%) 591 306 (52%) 3% (-2 to 7%; P = 0.2)