Association of lower urinary tract symptoms and the metabolic syndrome: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey.

@article{Kupelian2009AssociationOL,
  title={Association of lower urinary tract symptoms and the metabolic syndrome: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey.},
  author={Varant Kupelian and Kevin T. McVary and Steven A Kaplan and Susan A. Hall and Carol L. Link and Lalitha Padmanabhan Aiyer and Patrick Mollon and Nihad A M Tamimi and Raymond C. Rosen and John B Mckinlay},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={182 2},
  pages={616-24; discussion 624-5}
}
PURPOSE In this study we investigated the relationship between lower urinary tract symptoms as defined by the American Urological Association symptom index and the metabolic syndrome, and determined the relationship between individual symptoms comprising the American Urological Association symptom index and the metabolic syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Boston Area Community Health Survey used a 2-stage cluster design to recruit a random sample of 2,301 men 30 to 79 years old. Analyses… CONTINUE READING