In total 389 users and 95 healthcare professionals responded. Some users had more than 30 years of experience, while others had only just begun self-catheterization. Average age of participants was 55 years (varying from 9-89).
Countries included were Sweden, Norway, Denmark, UK, the Netherlands, France, Germany and Switzerland.
The three main reasons for catheterization were SCI (para-/tetraplegia), MS and different prostate diagnosis. 17 % of the users had slightly reduced hand function and 5 % stated that their hand function was considerably reduced. 41 % used a wheelchair and 97 % of the users catheterized themselves.
The three major advantages with LoFric Origo were:
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