Table 2 Prevalence (%) of chronic conditions/diseases between men with testosterone deficiency (<300 ng/dL [10.4 nmol/L])) versus those with normal TT.

From: Testosterone Deficiency, Weakness, and Multimorbidity in Men

Prevalence (%) Age 20–39.9 years Age 40–59.9 Age ≥ 60 years
Normal TT (≥300 ng/dL) TT Deficiency (<300 ng/dL) Normal TT (≥300 ng/dL) TT Deficiency (<300 ng/dL) Normal TT (≥300 ng/dL) TT Deficiency (<300 ng/dL)
n = 669 n = 195 n = 490 n = 276 n = 501 n = 268
Obesity (BMI >30) 22.8 55.7* 30.0 48.0* 25.8 45.9*
Abdominal Obesity (WC >102 cm) 21.5 57.1* 37.1 59.5* 42.9 64.9*
Diabetes 3.1 7.7* 15.9 26.5* 27.9 41.8*
Arthritis 3.6 4.1 18.2 18.1 36.3 44.4*
Cardiovascular Disease 0.3 2.1* 5.5 2.9 15.2 20.2*
Stroke 0.2 0.1 2.9 1.5 10.2 7.8
Pulmonary Disease 0.0 1.0 2.0 1.8 3.8 7.5*
Hypertension 18.4 38.5* 49.6 50.7 73.0 80.0*
Clinical Depression 5.5 11.5* 8.7 8.0 6.2 6.7
Low HDL-Cholesterol 20.2 42.1* 25.1 39.1* 20.2 35.1*
Hypertriglyceridemia 17.9 48.0* 33.6 50.1* 20.4 32.2*
Multimorbidity 13.5 36.4* 42.9 49.3 61.5 75.0*
  1. *Significant difference between subjects with and without Testosterone deficiency, within the same category.