I have the following, broken down by country. I am in the process of
gathering Germany and France as well other countries that I come
across in research. Let me know if these statistics are what you are
looking for as there is a plethora of data on ED.
According the National Kidney and Uroligical Diseases Information
Clearhinghouse, from 2000-2002, 20 to 46 percent of men aged 40-69
reported moderate or complete erectile dysfunction and 26 new cases
per 1,000 population of men in that samy age demographic were reported
Another study by the National Institutes of Health said that in 2002,
there were 15 to 30 million men in the United States that experienced
chronic erectile dysfunction and that incidence of the increases with
age. Chronic ED affects about 5% of men in their 40s and 15?25% of men
by the age of 65. Transient ED and inadequate erection affect as many
as 50% of men between the ages of 40 and 70.
Kidney and Urologic Diseases Statistics for the United States
In a study conducted by Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche in Milan,
Italy, over 2,000 men were interviewed and the prevelance ranged from
2% of the men aged 18-39 up to 48% of the men over 70 and that
pre-existing conditions all increased the prevelance.
Frequency and determinants of erectile dysfunction in Italy-Abstract
In another study by the Department of Epidemiology, Institute of
Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council in Milan, Italy, a
random sample of approximately 600 men aged 40 to 70 in Brazil, Italy,
Japan, and Malaysia was conducted. The age-adjusted prevalence was
34% in Japan, 22% in Malaysia, 17% in Italy, and 15% in Brazil. The
overall age-specific prevalence was 9% for men aged 40 to 44 years,
12% for 45 to 49 years, 18% for 50 to 54 years, 29% for 55 to 59
years, 38% for 60 to 64 years, and 54% for those 65 to 70 years.
Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction in four countries: cross-national
study of the prevalence and correlates of erectile dysfunction
Clarification of Answer by
29 Jun 2004 10:57 PDT
Glad this is what you are looking for.
In a study by Service d'Urologie, CHU de Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre,
France in 2002, a group of men over 40 were surveyed and showed a 1 in
3 (31.6%) occurance of erectile dysfunction.
Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in France: results of an
epidemiological survey conducted on a representative sample of 1004
Germany and European Union
The following statistics arise (no pun intended) for EU countries:
UK: In 2002 men aged 55-70, erectile dysfunction was shown 6.9% of
men 55-60, 12.5% in men 61-65 and 22.2% in men 66-70.
In Germany, 4489 men aged 30-80 showed erectile dysfunction prevelance
was 19.2% with a steep (2.3%-53.4%) age-related increase.
Spain: A study of 2476 men aged 25-70 showed the overall prevelance was mild
Belgium: 800 men aged 50-70, the overall age-adjusted prevelance was
10.1% for severe, 24.7% for moderate and 26.6% for mild
Finland: Men aged 50-73 showed 45% minimal ED, 11% moderate ED and 7% complete ED
Netherlands: 1688 men aged 50-78, 17% reported ED and increased from
3% in men 50-54 up to 26% in men 70-78
The report shows an average prevelance of ED in the EU of 20-45%
Prevalence of erectile dysfunction in European Union