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Table 2 Age-adjusted associations of biomedical factors with male reproductive health problems: OR (95% CI)

From: Determinants of male reproductive health disorders: the Men in Australia Telephone Survey (MATeS)

Characteristic Number of men with the condition/taking medicationa ED LUTS PD pAD
Co-morbid condition (self-report)      
Cerebrovascular disease 177 2.1 (1.5-3.0)* 1.5 (1.1-2.1)* 1.0 (0.7-1.4) 1.3 (0.9-1.9)
Cardiovascular disease 559 2.0 (1.6-2.5)** 1.4 (1.2-1.7)** 1.2 (1.0-1.4) 1.5 (1.2-1.8)**
Hypertensive disease 1294 1.6 (1.3-1.8)** 1.5 (1.3-1.7)** 1.1 (1.0-1.4) 1.5 (1.3-1.8)**
Diabetes requiring treatment 345 2.8 (2.1-3.7)** 1.4 (1.1-1.8)* 0.8 (0.7-1.1) 2.2 (1.7-2.8)**
Depressive symptomatology 640 1.8 (1.4-2.3)** 1.7 (1.4-2.1)** 1.6 (1.2-2.1)** 2.1 (1.7-2.7)**
Prostate surgery 303 3.0 (2.3-4.0)** 1.3 (1.0-1.7) -- 1.8 (1.4-2.3)**
Medication      
Depression 706 1.9 (1.5-2.3)** 1.7 (1.4-2.1)** 1.5 (1.2-1.8)** 2.1 (1.7-2.5)**
High Blood pressure 1218 1.7 (1.5-2.0)** 1.3 (1.1-1.5)* 1.2 (1.0-1.5) 1.4 (1.2-1.6)**
High cholesterol 857 1.8 (1.5-2.1)** 1.3 (1.1-1.5)* 1.2 (1.0-1.5) 1.6 (1.4-1.9)**
  1. a Note: numbers included in each analysis differ slightly from those presented here due to missing data.
  2. * p < 0.01 ** p < 0.001