Interstitial cystitis (IC) can affect anyone. Women, men, and children of any age or race can develop IC.

The findings of the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) study estimated the prevalence of IC and other urological symptoms by age group, gender, and race and ethnicity. They concluded that lower urinary symptoms and pelvic pain are common in all groups. Researchers concluded that about 25% of the men and women of all ages had symptoms. They also found no differences in prevalence based on race and ethnicity.

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Revised Tuesday, March 10th, 2015