Smoking and risk of erectile dysfunction: Systematic review of observational studies with meta-analysis

Shiyi Cao, Xiaoxu Yin, Yunxia Wang, Hongfeng Zhou, Fujian Song, Zuxun Lu

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There are many recent observational studies on smoking and risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) and whether smoking increases the risk of ED is still inconclusive. The objective of this meta-analysis was to synthesize evidence from studies that evaluated the association between smoking and the risk of ED.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere60443
JournalPLoS One
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2013


  • Case-Control Studies
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Odds Ratio
  • Prospective Studies
  • Smoking

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