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Table 5 Efficacy of pharmaceutical support in the urinary care team

From: Effectiveness of pharmaceutical support by pharmacists in urinary care teams

  Adoption n = 20   Non-adoption n = 8   p-value
Score after intervention
Total score of urinary functiona 7.5 (5.8–9.3) 10.5 (7–15.3) 0.049b
Degree of independence of urinationa 5.0 (4.0–7.0) 7.0 (4.8–8.6) 0.281b
Score of lower urinary tract disordera 2.0 (1.8–3.0) 4.5 (3.8–5.3) 0.008b
Urinary situation
Improvement 17 (85.0%) 3 (37.5%) 0.022c
Normal urination   11   2  
Decreased times of intermittent urethral catheterization 5   1  
Use of nursing care diaper   1   0  
  1. aMedian (interquartile range; IQR)
  2. bMann-Whiteny U test
  3. cFisher Exact test