High-risk group for benign prostatic hypertrophy.

  title={High-risk group for benign prostatic hypertrophy.},
  author={Hiroto Araki and Hironobu Watanabe and Teruo Mishina and Masahiro Nakao},
  journal={The Prostate},
  volume={4 3},
A case control study was conducted on 100 patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) and 100 controls matched by age and residence. Interviews were performed by well-trained urologists using an original questionnaire. Matched-pair analysis revealed the following characteristics and relative risks (RR) as being significantly (P less than 0.05) different among the BPH patients versus the controls: higher educational background (RR = 2.77); not engaged in farming, forestry, or fishing (RR… CONTINUE READING


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