PREVALENCE, INCIDENCE ESTIMATION, RISK FACTORS OF PROSTATITIS IN SOUTHERN IRAQ: CASE-CONTROL OBSERVATIONAL STUDY.
Hussein N. AlDhaheri, Ihsan E. AlSaimary* and Murtadha M. ALMusafer
The Aim of this study was to determine Immunogenetic expression of Toll-like receptor gene clusters related to prostatitis, to give acknowledge about Role of TLR in prostatitis immunity in men from Basrah and Maysan provinces. A case–control study included 135 confirmed prostatitis patients And 50 persons as a control group. Data about age, marital status, working, infertility, family history and personal information like (Infection, Allergy, Steroid therapy, Residency, Smoking, Alcohol Drinking, Blood group, Body max index (BMI) and the clinical finding for all patients of Prostatitis were collected.From total number of (135) patients with prostatitis were taken from two provinces (Basrah and Missan) from the Basrah teaching hospital and Missan teaching hospital that included in the present study , the age of patients was between 40 - >70 years and (50) individuals regarded as control group without any urological problems were also studies , the maximum number of prostatitis patients was found within the age group 60-69 years(71.0%) , followed by age group 50-59 years (69.0%) , above 70 years (65.0%) ,and age group 40-49 years (39.0%). P-value <0.0001, The study recorded that a significant variation in the distribution of patients with Prostatitis and Prostitis in Basrah and Missan province, The present study show the family history of various age groups with Prostatitis that found with P-value 0.0164 that show a positively significant of family history with Prostatitis , The prevalence of Blood groups in patients with prostatitis are showing to be high with three types of blood groups A+ 51 (27.57%) , B+ 44 (23.78%) , O+ 59 (31.89%) and AB+ 22 (11.98%) , P-value: 0.6594 and by the Logistic Regression in our model find that a negative significant of blood groups and Prostatitis , the results show that the body mass index in patients found with P-value <0.0001, that show a positive significant relationship.
Keywords: prostatitis, prevalence, incidence.
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