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Table 7 Frequency table of reasons for holding urine in UTI positive participants (Nā€‰=ā€‰214)

From: Comprehensive assessment of holding urine as a behavioral risk factor for UTI in women and reasons for delayed voiding

Reasons for holding urine UTI
n %
During long, non-stop travels 190 88.8
Unavailability of toilets 187 87.4
Hesitation to excuse oneself to reach washroom; particularly in mixed gathering 91 42.5
Due to hectic work schedule 93 43.5
Sheer laziness 91 42.5
Sanitary conditions of public toilets are not agreeable 194 90.7