Table 1.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicMedian (interquartile range) or frequency (%)
Age at diagnosis (y)68 (62-73)
Pretreatment PSA (ng/mL)7.70 (4.85-15.6)
Clinical stage
    T1307 (38%)
    T2243 (30%)
    T3/T4119 (15%)
    Unknown129 (16%)
Biopsy Gleason grade
    ≤6296 (37%)
    7302 (38%)
    ≥8177 (22%)
    Unknown23 (3%)
Type of treatment
    Radical prostatectomy241 (30%)
    Radiotherapy alone271 (34%)
    Radiotherapy + hormones216 (27%)
    Hormones alone35 (4%)
    Watchful waiting34 (4%)
    Chemotherapy alone1 (0.1%)
Year of diagnosis
    1987-199028 (4%)
    1991-1995222 (28%)
    1996-2000261 (33%)
    2001-2006287 (36%)