One-third of the Swedish male population over 50 years of age suffers from lower urinary tract symptoms.

@article{Stranne2009OnethirdOT,
  title={One-third of the Swedish male population over 50 years of age suffers from lower urinary tract symptoms.},
  author={Johan Stranne and J E Damber and Magnus Fall and Jan Hammarsten and Tomas Knutson and Ralph Peeker},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={199-205}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of and restrictions in various parts of daily life due to lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in an unselected Swedish male population. MATERIAL AND METHODS A random selection of 3345 men throughout Sweden, aged between 41 and 80, was contacted by telephone and evaluated according to International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS). The responders were then sent two different questionnaires based on degree of LUTS, IPSS <8 or >7. RESULTS 2106 men (66… CONTINUE READING