PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS OF PROSTATITIS LIKE SYMPTOMS AMONG MALES BETWEEN AGE 15-45 YEARS OLD IN TAIF GOVERNORATE, KSA
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Background: Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is one of the most frequent and mysterious disorder seen in the daily practice of urology, it is a chronic deactivate syndrome composed of pelviperineal pain of vague etiology, frequently accompanied by voiding plus sexual symptoms. Many studies have found multiple different factors rise risk of prostatitis consist of dietary factors, sexual factors, perineal factors, and sedentary lifestyle. Our aim is to assess the prevalence of prostatitis-like symptoms in males between age 15-45 years old in Taif gouvernante and risk factors related to prostatitis.
Methodology: cross-sectional study targeting 409 males aged between 15 to 45 years old living in Taif governorate using a predesigned questionnaire, including demographic characteristics, Arabic Version of the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index, and risk factors of prostatitis.
Results: In this study, we collected data from 409 participants, mostly aged between 21-25 years (64.1 %). In general, the mean score of pain, urinary symptoms, and impact of symptoms on QoL were 3.33 (3.75), 2.1 (2.36) and 3.0 (2.71). We found that marital status and smoking status had significant effect on pain score where divorced, widow and single participants had significant lower pain (P=0.008), and smokers had higher pain score. Some lifestyle is related to pain score.
Conclusion: we found that participants in Al Taif city reported lower scores of prostatitis related symptoms. Some habits were related with incidence of prostatitis including consuming of alcohol and smoking as well as experience of GIT disorder. The pain score is increased as reported by participants by increasing stress, decrease in physical activity, sitting for long periods, and wear of tight clothes.
[Ayman Abdelbaky, Abdulelah Ahmed Asiri, Hussain Saad Alqahtani, Faisal Abdulghani Althobaiti, Faisal Abdulmohsen Aljuaid, Anmar Abdullwahed Sirdar and Khaled Muteb Almansori (2021); PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS OF PROSTATITIS LIKE SYMPTOMS AMONG MALES BETWEEN AGE 15-45 YEARS OLD IN TAIF GOVERNORATE, KSA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 9 (Sep). 669-677] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/13465
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/13465
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