Table 3: Relative risk for lower urinary tract symptoms based on demographic and metabolic parameters.

Categorical variablesLUTS mild ( )LUTS moderate/severe ( )Relative risk (95% CI)

Age > 60 years125 (36%)133 (95%)17.08 (8.16 to 35.78)
BMI > 30 kg/m291 (26%)137 (98%)52.48 (16.95 to 162.46)
AC > 102 cm91 (26%)40 (28%)1.10 (0.81 to 1.49)
TG > 150 mg/dL137 (39%)47 (33%)0.84 (0.62 to 1.13)
HDL < 40 mg/dL141 (40%)74 (53%)1.43 (1.08 to 1.90)
Gly > 110 mg/dL88 (25%)39 (28%)1.10 (0.81 to 1.50)
SBP > 13 cm Hg136 (39%)80 (57%)1.69 (1.27 to 2.24)
DBP > 8 cm Hg107 (30%)56 (40%)1.34 (1.00 to 1.77)
Prostate > 40 cm389 (25%)50 (36%)1.40 (1.05 to 1.86)

LUTS: lower urinary tract symptoms; BMI: body mass index; AC: abdominal circumference; TG: triglycerides; HDL: high density cholesterol; Gly: glycemia; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure.