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22 February 2021: Clinical Research

Morbidity and All-Cause Mortality Following Radical Prostatectomy Compared with Observation for Localized Prostate Cancer in Chinese Men: A Non-Randomized Retrospective Study

Xi Zhang 1ABF* , Xiang Li 1ABF* , Qiwei Yu 1BDF , Jun Ma 1CDF , Xuemin Zeng 1BCF , Li Xue 2DEF*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.928596

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e928596

Table 1 Characteristics of men at the time of diagnosis.

CharacteristicsCohortComparisons between cohorts
TreatmentRadical prostatectomyObservation
Men included in analysis201209p-Value
Age (years)40–641291330.072
EthnicityHan Chinese183 (91)190 (91)0.096
Mongolian14 (7)16 (7)
Tibetan2 (1)2 (1)
Uighurs Muslim1 (1)1 (1)
Prostate specific antigen level (ng/mL)≤10149 (74)152 (73)0.823
>1052 (26)57 (27)
Charlson score0123 (61)136 (65)0.474
≥178 (39)73 (35)
Gleason score100 (50)118 (56)0.198
≥7101 (50)91 (44)
D’Amico tumor risk scoresLow91 (45)84 (40)0.567
Intermediate67 (33)78 (37)
High43 (22)47 (23)
CAPRA scoresLow84 (42)106 (51)0.158
Intermediate96 (48)81 (39)
High21 (10)22 (10)
Categorial and ordinal variables are presented as frequency (percentages). Continuous variables are presented as mean±standard deviation (SD). Fischer exact test was performed between constant and ordinal variables and an unpaired -test was used between continuous variables. If

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