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Table 1 Urological features

From: Prostate volume and its relationship with anthropometric variables among different ethnic groups of South-Kivu, DR Congo

Parameter All population SHI LEGA HAVU BEMBE–Fuliru Others p value
AGE (years) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 .62a
61.12 ± 10.7 61.9 ± 11.06 61.5 ± 9.8 60.5 ± 10.8 60.6 ± 11.12 60.8 ± 10.4  
Duration of symptoms (years) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 203 n: 172 n: 157 .39
2 (1, 5) 2 (1, 5) 2 (1, 4) 2 (1, 5) 2 (1, 5)   
IPSS n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 .043
(0–35) 15 (5, 24) 19 (7, 27) 15 (5, 25) 15 (5, 22) 14 (8, 20) 15 (5, 25)
QOL score n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 .0543
(1–7) 5 (2, 6) 6 (2, 7) 5 (2, 6) 5 (2, 6) 5 (2, 6) 5 (2, 6)  
IIEF score n: 971 n: 233 n: 209 n: 200 n: 172 n: 157 .85
(0–25) 17 (10, 23) 16 (10, 23) 16 (10, 25) 17 (11, 25) 15 (14, 20) 18 (11, 23)  
QMAX (mL/s) n: 979 n:233 n: 212 n: 204 n:172 n:158 < .001
14 (8.9, 19.8) 14.3 (8.5, 21.6) 10.7 (7.4, 16.8) 15.35 (10.05, 22.3) 14.7 (10.85, 19.8) 14.79 (9, 20.1)
Micturition duration (Sec) n:959 n: 229 n: 204 n: 200 n: 169 n: 157 .076
17.2 (12.8, 24.5) 16.6 (12.8, 22.9) 16.55 (12.5, 23.4) 16.45 (12.55, 23.7) 19.1 (14, 27.2) 18 (13, 24.3)
PVR (mL) n: 958 n: 228 n: 204 n: 200 n: 169 n: 157 < .001
5 (5, 12) 5 (5, 17) 5 (5, 5) 5 (5, 5) 5 (5, 16) 5 (5, 15)
Prostate volume (cc) n: 979 n: 233 n: 212 n: 204 n: 172 n: 158 < .001
32 (22, 49) 33 (24, 46) 55 (38, 81) 20 (17, 24) 30 (23, 42) 34 (24, 52)
  1. aComparison was done using ANOVA
  2. IPSS International Prostate Symptoms Score (0–35), QOL score quality of life score (1–7), IIEF score International Index of Erectile Function Score (0–25), QMAX peak uroflowmetry (mL/s), PVR post-voiding residual (mL)