Prostatism Symptom Score

 
In Past Month have you had the under mentioned symptoms ?
Have you felt like your bladder is not completely empty after urination in the past month ?

None (0 points)

Less than once every 5 times (1 point)

Less than once every 2 times (2 points)

About once every 2 times (3 points)

More than once every 2 times (4 points)

Almost always (5 points)
Have you had to go to the toilet within 2 hours of doing so in the past month ?

None (0 points)

Less than once every 5 times (1 point)

Less than once every 2 times (2 points)

About once every 2 times (3 points)

More than once every 2 times (4 points)

Almost always (5 points)
Have you had disrupted urination in the past month?

None (0 points)

Less than once every 5 times (1 point)

Less than once every 2 times (2 points)

About once every 2 times (3 points)

More than once every 2 times (4 points)

Almost always (5 points)
Have you found it hard to control urine in the past month ?

None (0 points)

Less than once every 5 times (1 point)

Less than once every 2 times (2 points)

About once every 2 times (3 points)

More than once every 2 times (4 points)

Almost always (5 points)
Have you had a case of weak urination in the past month ?

None (0 points)

Less than once every 5 times (1 point)

Less than once every 2 times (2 points)

About once every 2 times (3 points)

More than once every 2 times (4 points)

Almost always (5 points)
Have you had to strain to initiate urination in the past month ?

None (0 points)

Less than once every 5 times (1 point)

Less than once every 2 times (2 points)

About once every 2 times (3 points)

More than once every 2 times (4 points)

Almost always (5 points)
How many times do you on the average get up to urinate at night after going to bed in the past month ?

None (0 points)

Once (1 point)

Twice (2 points)

3 Times (3 points)

4 Times (4 points)

5 times or more (5 points)

 
Total Criteria Point Count:
 

 

IPSS Score

 
0 to 7 Points: Minimal symptoms
8 to 19 Points: Moderate Symptoms
20 to 35 Points: Severe symptoms

 

 
References
  1. Barry MJ, Fowler FJ Jr, O'Leary MP, et al. The American Urological Association symptom index for benign prostatic hyperplasia. The Measurement Committee of the American Urological Association. J Urol. 1992 Nov;148(5):1549-57; discussion 1564. PubMed ID: 1279218 PubMed Logo

 

 
 
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