TABLE 2

Unadjusted Associations Between Outcomes and Sociodemographic and Clinical Variables for Patients Included in this Study: NSBPR, 2009–2012

VariableBowel Continence (N = 1335)aUrinary Continence (N = 1335)aCommunity Ambulation (N = 1664)bPressure Sores (N = 2054)
Yes, %PYes, %PYes, %PAny, %P
Overall42.638.055.313.8
Age, y<.0001<.0001<.0001<.0001
 <21.6
 2 to <563.07.8
 5 to <1033.530.063.713.2
 10 to <1344.435.755.619.0
 13 to <1848.445.146.422.7
 18 to <2248.643.842.422.4
Gender.0092.0277.0757.5200
 Male38.834.953.014.3
 Female46.040.857.313.3
Race/ethnicity<.0001.0022.8300.1108
 Hispanic36.634.155.911.8
 Non-Hispanic black25.525.557.318.2
 Other46.940.854.813.9
Private insurance<.0001<.0001<.0001.0467
 Any52.245.461.312.1
 None34.831.850.115.2
Level of lesion<.0001<.0001<.0001<.0001
 Thoracic33.331.40.823.9
 High-lumbar42.234.46.617.9
 Midlumbar34.733.142.219.1
 Low-lumbar42.535.581.310.3
 Sacral55.849.096.05.4
SB type<.0001<.0001<.0001<.0001
 Myelomeningocele38.434.646.315.6
 Non-myelomeningocele61.753.192.66.3
  • a Continence analyses were limited to patients ≥5 y old.

  • b Limited to patients ≥2 y old.