Context: though it is famous that serum testosterone (T) levels are regarding libido, the effectiveness of that relationship in community-dwelling men have not yet been determined.

Objective: Our goal would be to measure the power and importance regarding the relationship between the aging process men’s self-reports of libido and serum T levels.

Design: Our research ended up being an evaluation that is community-based of wellness and aging, including three information collection waves: baseline (T1, 1987–1989) and follow-ups (T2, 1995–1997; T3, 2002–2004). Libido had been calculated on a scale that is 14-point self-reported frequency of desire and thoughts/fantasies; low libido had been understood to be a rating of not as much as 7 of 14.

Establishing: (more…)