Adult urolithiasis in a population-based study in Iran: prevalence, incidence, and associated risk factors

@article{Safarinejad2007AdultUI,
  title={Adult urolithiasis in a population-based study in Iran: prevalence, incidence, and associated risk factors},
  author={Mohammad Reza Safarinejad},
  journal={Urological Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={73-82}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of adult urolithiasis in Iran. A total of 8,413 persons aged over 14 years enrolled in this cross-sectional study. They were questioned on the occurrence of urinary stones during their lifetime (prevalence) and on acute urolithiasis in 2005 (incidence) by 62 general practitioners. The subjects were randomly identified from 30 counties of Iran. Data on risk factors for urolithiasis including age, race, education… CONTINUE READING

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