AUA Symptom Score for BPH

The American Urological Association (AUA) has created the symptom index below to give you and your physician an understanding of the severity of your enlarged prostrate symptoms.

Choose the response for each questions that corresponds to your experiences by clicking on the button in the column that matches your answer.

AUA Symptom Score Questionnaire

1. Over the past month, how often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

2. Over the past month, how often have you had to urinate again less than two hours after you finished urinating?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

3. Over the past month, how often have you stopped and started again several times when you urinated?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

4. Over the past month, how often have you found it difficult to postpone urination?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

5. Over the past month, how often have you had a weak urinary stream?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

6. Over the past month, how often have you had to push or strain to begin urination?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

7. Over the past month, how many times did you most typically get up to urinate from the time you went ot bed at night until the time you got up in the morning?

Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
Almost always

 

Your total:

If your score is 8 or more, you may want to speak with your doctor.

Assessment Criteria:  

0-7 Mild Obstruction
8-19 Moderate Obstruction
20-35 Severe Obstruction



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