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Table 6 Evaluation of patient characteristics associated with agreement between patient self-assessed questionnaires and case report forms

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

Variable Comparison Odds ratio (95% CI) a
   Swelling groin or lower extremities Complications and readmissionsb Reoperations Postoperative (chemo) radiotherapy, local recurrence or metastases Local recurrence and metastases
Education No higher education vs Other 1.30 (0.70; 2.42) 0.86 (0.54; 1.38) 0.71 (0.28; 1.78) 1.46 (0.58; 3.67) 0.80 (0.29; 2.22)
No higher education vs University 0.92 (0.77; 1.10) 1.05 (0.93; 1.18) 0.92 (0.74; 1.13) 0.83 (0.61; 1.12) 1.13 (0.89; 1.43)
Other vs University 0.71 (0.38; 1.33) 1.22 (0.76; 1.96) 1.29 (0.51; 3.25) 0.57 (0.22; 1.44) 1.40 (0.51; 3.90)
Occupation Other vs Retired 0.78 (0.59; 1.09) 0.83 (0.67; 1.03) 1.70 (1.05; 2.73) 2.19 (1.05; 4.54) 1.23 (0.79; 1.91)
Other vs Working 0.80 (0.58; 1.10) 0.78 (0.63; 0.96) 1.44 (0.90; 2.32) 1.57 (0.76; 3.25) 0.75 (0.48; 1.18)
Retired vs Working 1.02 (0.85; 1.23) 0.94 (0.83; 1.06) 0.85 (0.69; 1.05) 0.72 (0.54; 0.96) 0.62 (0.49; 0.78)
Marital status Live apart vs Married/cohabiting 0.68 (0.49; 0.93) 0.98 (0.78; 1.23) 0.90 (0.60; 1.34) 0.98 (0.56; 1.71) 1.20 (0.75; 1.94)
Live apart vs No partner 0.79 (0.52; 1.19) 1.07 (0.80; 1.43) 0.89 (0.53; 1.50) 0.86 (0.41; 1.80) 0.72 (0.37; 1.39)
Married/cohabiting vs No partner 1.17 (0.87; 1.57) 1.10 (0.90; 1.34) 0.99 (0.68; 1.44) 0.86 (0.51; 1.50) 0.60 (0.37; 0.97)
Medication Medication vs No medication 0.76 (0.59; 0.97) 0.72 (0.61; 0.85) 0.80 (0.60; 1.06) 0.55 (0.38; 0.79) 0.95 (0.68; 1.33)
Alcohol consumption Little alcohol vs Much alcohol 0.89 (0.69; 1.16) 1.29 (1.09; 1.51) 1.08 (0.81; 1.46) 0.95 (0.63; 1.43) 1.28 (0.94; 1.75)
Quality of Life Low QoL vs High QoL 0.68 (0.57; 0.81) 0.73 (0.65; 0.82) 0.84 (0.69; 1.03) 0.86 (0.65; 1.13) 0.88 (0.70; 1.11)
Depressed mood Depressed mood vs No depressed mood 0.66 (0.49; 0.88) 0.70 (0.58; 0.85) 1.31 (0.87; 1.98) 0.2 (0.55; 1.52) 1.06 (0.69; 1.61)
Negative intrusive thoughs Intrusive thoughts vs No intrusive thoughts 0.65 (0.55; 0.78) 0.71 (0.63; 0.80) 0.93 (0.75; 1.14) 0.66 (0.50; 0.88) 0.69 (0.55; 0.87)
Age Increase in age by 25 years 0.82 (0.59; 1.13) 0.86 (0.67; 1.10) 0.49 (0.32; 0.74) 0.32 (0.18; 0.58) 0.46 (0.28; 0.77)
Postoperative Time trend 24 months vs 12 months Not applicable 0.74 (0.64; 1.15) 0.89 (0.74; 0.93) 0.61 (0.47; 1.26) 0.78 (0.63; 1.02)
  1. a Ratio of odds for agreement (positive or negative) between patients (questionnaire) and clinical report (case report form)