Adv Ther (2017) 34:1953–1965 DOI 10.1007/s12325-017-0577-9 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Prevalence of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in China, Taiwan, and South Korea: Results from a Cross-Sectional, Population-Based Study . . . Christopher Chapple David Castro-Diaz Yao-Chi Chuang . . . . Kyu-Sung Lee Limin Liao Shih-Ping Liu Jianye Wang . . Tag Keun Yoo Romeo Chu Budiwan Sumarsono Received: March 24, 2017 / Published online: July 7, 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Methods: An Internet-based self-administered ABSTRACT survey among individuals aged at least 40 years with the ability to use a computer and to read Introduction: Few population-based data are the local language. Survey questions included available evaluating the prevalence of lower ICS symptom deﬁnitions and the international urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in Asia. The prostate symptom score (IPSS). Data analysis objective of our study was to determine LUTS was based on descriptive statistics and post hoc prevalence in China, Taiwan, and South Korea signiﬁcance testing. using International Continence Society (ICS) Results: There were 8284 participants, of 2002 criteria. whom 51% were women and 34% were aged at least 60 years. LUTS prevalence was slightly Enhanced content To view enhanced content for this higher in
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