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American Urological Association BPH Symptom Index Questionnaire

The following Javascript form may be used to calculate the AUA BPH Symptom Index Score. If you are a patient experiencing urinary symptoms, please see your Urologist for an interpretation of this score.


Never Less than 1 time in 5 Less than half the time About half the time More than half the time Almost always
1. Over the past month or so, how often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating?
2. Over the past month or so, how often have you had to urinate again less than two hours after you finished urinating?
3. Over the past month or so, how often have you found you stopped and started again several times when you urinated?
4. Over the past month or so, how often have you found it difficult to postpone urination?
5. Over the past month or so, how often have you had a weak urinary stream?
6. Over the past month or so, how often have you had to push or strain to begin urination?
7. Over the last month, how many times did you usually get up to urinate from the time you went to bed at night until the time you got up in the morning?
Never

1 time

2 times

3 times

4 times

5 times or more


Madsen FA, Bruskewitz RC. Clinical manifestations of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Urol Clin North Am 1995;22:291-8.
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