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Table 1 Patient characteristics at baseline

From: Single incision device (TVT Secur) versus retropubic tension-free vaginal tape device (TVT) for the management of stress urinary incontinence in women: a randomized clinical trial

Characteristic TVT secur group TVT group
  n = 40 n = 34
Mean age (years) 52.4 (SD 12.3) 47.2 (SD 10.8)
Median BMI 27.2 (IQR 7.1) 27.8 (IQR 7.8) (1 missing)
White ethnic group 39 (98%) 32 (94%)
Current smoking 5 (13%) 6 (18%)
Nulliparous 2 (5%) 2 (6%)
No vaginal deliveries 4 (10%) 4 (12%)
Constipation 7 (18%) 11 (32%)
Postmenopausal 18 (45%) 11 (32%)
Currently on hormone replacement treatment 11 (28%) 5 (15%)
Questionnaire findings
  Median UDI-6 Score 39 (IQR 25) 39 (IQR 22) (1 missing)
  Median IIQ-7 Score 33 (IQR 29) (2 missing) 36 (IQR 24)
  Median PISQ-12 Score 36 (IQR 9) 13 NA, 1 missing 37 (IQR 9) 5 NA
Stress UI symptoms in past 7 days
  No, or Yes but no problem or small problem 20 (50%) 17 (50%)
  Yes, a big problem 19 (48%) 17 (50%)
  Yes, unknown how much problem 1 (3%) 0 (0%)
Urge UI symptoms in past 7 days
  No, or Yes but no problem or small problem 32 (80%) 31 (91%)
  Yes, a big problem 7 (18%) 3 (9%)
  Unknown/Yes, unknown how much problem 1 (3%) 0 (0%)
Night time awakening to void in past 7 days
  No, or Yes but no problem or small problem 35 (88%) 33 (97%)
  Yes, a big problem 2 (5%) 1 (3%)
  Unknown/Yes, unknown how much problem 3 (8%) 0 (0%)
  1. Notes: SD – standard deviation; BMI - Body Mass Index; IQR – inter-quartile range; NA - not applicable.