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Table 3 EPIC-26 mean and standard deviation (SD) adverse effect findings of the work ability groups at survey

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)
Urinary domain, mean (SD) 70.3 (24.0) 80.1 (21.1) < 0.001* 76.1 (22.9)
 Incontinence subscale 65.2 (28.4) 74.5 (26.7) < 0.001* 70.5 (27.8)
 Irritation/obstruction subscale 78.0 (26.8) 86.1 (21.9) < 0.001* 82.7 (24.4)
 Overall urinary problem 68.4 (29.8) 79.8 (27.3) < 0.001* 76.6 (22.0)
Bowel domain, mean (SD) 86.1 (20.5) 93.0 (15.0) < 0.001* 90.1 (17.8)
 Overall bowel problem 87.9 (22.1) 94.2. (15.2) < 0.001* 89.2 (20.5)
Sexual domain, mean (SD) 26.6 (25.8) 35.5 (28.3) 0.001*# 30.8 (27.7)
 Erection ability 17.6 (26.7) 25.0 (29.8) 0.011*# 21.8 (28.8)
 Difficulty with orgasm 32.2 (32.3) 42.5 (33.0) 0.002*# 38.1 (33.1)
 Firmness of erections 34.4 (39.4) 45.9 (40.8) 0.004*# 41.0 (40.6)
 Reliability of erections 25.6 (37.9) 33.7 (40.4) 0.06*# 30.3 (39.6)
 Sexual function 18.9 (26.1) 27.4 (29.6) 0.001*# 23.8 (28.5)
 Overall sexual problem 30.7 (31.4) 38.4 (33.2) 0.002*# 35.2 (32.1)
Hormonal domain; mean (SD) 74.2 (24.7) 90.7 (16.6) < 0.001* 83.8 (21.9)
 Hot flashes 89.8 (23.4) 95.9 (15.1) < 0.001* 93.6 (19.0)
 Breast problems 93.8 (18.4) 98.2 (9.3) < 0.001* 96.4 (13.9)
 Depression 68.0 (31.7) 88.4 (22.1) < 0.001* 81.1 (27.6)
 Lack of energy 59.1 (34.0) 86.4 (22.6) < 0.001*# 76.3 (30.3)
 Weight change 79.9 (28.9) 92.8 (18.4) < 0.001* 88.8 (23.4)
  1. *Adjusted for age at survey; # Mann-Whitney U-test