Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction

@article{Korenman2007EpidemiologyOE,
  title={Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction},
  author={Stanley G Korenman},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={87-91}
}
  • S. Korenman
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Endocrine
Following the landmark Massachusetts Male Aging Study (MMAS) that provided the first relatively unbiased study of the epidemiology of erectile dysfunction (ED), a number of additional studies were carried out in the U.S. and around the world. The studies vary in quality because they used different definitions of ED, different assessment instruments, different and sometimes biased sources of populations, inadequate response rates to questionnaires and interviews, cultural disparities in… 

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