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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

VariablesModerate/poor work ability (N = 309)High work ability (N = 421)p-valueTotal sample (N = 730)
Age at surgery, mean (SD)63.5 (5.6)61.8 (5.7)< 0.00162.5 (5.7)
Clinical stage N (%)  0.74 
 T1 – T2a198 (64)281 (67) 479 (66)
 T2b40 (13)49 (11) 89 (12)
 T371 (23)91 (22) 162 (22)
Gleason scores, N (%)  0.31 
 6112 (36)175 (42) 287 (39)
 7152 (49)185 (44) 337 (46)
 8–1045 (15)61 (14) 106 (15)
PSA. mean (SD)13.5 (15.5)12.3 (17.5)0.3212.8 (16.7)
D’Amico risk categories, N (%)  0.16 
 Low61 (20)103 (24) 164 (23)
 Intermediate125 (40)176 (42) 301 (41)
 High123 (40)142 (34) 265 (36)
Positive surgical margins, N (%)95 (31)1|12 (27)0.22207 (28)
Nerve sparing, N (%)  < 0.001 
 Bilateral61 (20)126 (30) 187 (26)
 Unilateral133 (43)195 (46) 328 (45)
 None115 (37)100 (24) 216 (29)
Patological stage, N (%)  0.24 
 pT2a – pT2c145 (47)216 (51) 361 (49)
 pT3a – pT3b164 (53)205 (49) 369 (51)