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Table 1 Cancer-related data of the work ability groups at surgery

From: A cross-sectional study of current work ability after radical prostatectomy

Variables Moderate/poor work ability (N = 309) High work ability (N = 421) p-value Total sample (N = 730)
Age at surgery, mean (SD) 63.5 (5.6) 61.8 (5.7) < 0.001 62.5 (5.7)
Clinical stage N (%)    0.74  
 T1 – T2a 198 (64) 281 (67)   479 (66)
 T2b 40 (13) 49 (11)   89 (12)
 T3 71 (23) 91 (22)   162 (22)
Gleason scores, N (%)    0.31  
 6 112 (36) 175 (42)   287 (39)
 7 152 (49) 185 (44)   337 (46)
 8–10 45 (15) 61 (14)   106 (15)
PSA. mean (SD) 13.5 (15.5) 12.3 (17.5) 0.32 12.8 (16.7)
D’Amico risk categories, N (%)    0.16  
 Low 61 (20) 103 (24)   164 (23)
 Intermediate 125 (40) 176 (42)   301 (41)
 High 123 (40) 142 (34)   265 (36)
Positive surgical margins, N (%) 95 (31) 1|12 (27) 0.22 207 (28)
Nerve sparing, N (%)    < 0.001  
 Bilateral 61 (20) 126 (30)   187 (26)
 Unilateral 133 (43) 195 (46)   328 (45)
 None 115 (37) 100 (24)   216 (29)
Patological stage, N (%)    0.24  
 pT2a – pT2c 145 (47) 216 (51)   361 (49)
 pT3a – pT3b 164 (53) 205 (49)   369 (51)