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Table 2 Socio-demographic determinants of healthcare-seeking behaviour for women with symptoms of POP. All variables are presented by crude number apart from Age which was presented by mean ± standard error of the mean. P value indicates statistical significance according to univariate analysis

From: The degree of bother and healthcare seeking behaviour in women with symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse from a developing gulf country

  Non-seeking group Seeking group P Value
Number 69 58  
Age (years) 36.6 ± 1.2 40.1 ± 1.4 0.03
Monthly Income (Dirham) 0.67
 < 5000 3 2  
 5000–10,000 31 22  
 > 10,000 35 34  
Education 0.82
 University 8 5  
 Secondary school 18 15  
 Primary school 26 26  
 Illiterate 17 12  
Occupation 0.96
 Housewife 49 42  
 Office job 11 8  
 Physical 9 8