Table 4

Incidence rate ratio of urinary tract infection in people with and without long-term urinary catheterisation after propensity score matching

Total follow-up length (person-years)People having episodes of UTI (n)Incidence rate of UTI (per 100 person-years)
(95% CI)
Rate ratio for UTI (95% CI)
P value
People without LTUC (n=429)3284614.4 (10.5 to 22.3)Reference
People with LTUC (n=143)652233.8 (22.3 to 51.3)2.41 (1.45 to 4.00)
  • LTUC, long-term urinary catheterisation; UTI, urinary tract infection.