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Table 4 Evaluation of sensitivity and specificity of case report forms

From: Agreement between patient reported outcomes and clinical reports after radical prostatectomy - a prospective longitudinal study

Assessment Follow-up (months) Sensitivity (95% CI) Specificity (95% CI)
Swelling groin or lower extremities 3 0.05 (0.04; 0.07) 0.99 (0.99; 1.00)
Complications and readmissions* 3 0.23 (0.21; 0.26) 0.95 (0.94; 0.96)
12 0.23 (0.19; 0.26) 0.97 (0.97; 0.98)
24 0.22 (0.17; 0.28) 0.91 (0.90; 0.93)
Reoperations 12 0.27 (0.23; 0.32) 0.99 (0.99; 1.00)
24 0.44 (0.38; 0.50) 0.97 (0.96; 0.98)
Additional (chemo) radiotherapy after surgery or due to local recurrence or metastases 12 0.72 (0.66; 0.77) 0.99 (0.99; 0.99)
24 0.64 (0.58; 0.70) 0.98 (0.97; 0.98)
Local recurrence and metastases 12 0.51 (0.37; 0.65) 0.95 (0.95; 0.96)
24 0.55 (0.40; 0.69) 0.94 (0.93; 0.95)
  1. * Reasons: Pain in surgical wound, lower or upper part of abdomen, bleeding from surgical would, urinary tract or catheter