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Table 1 Age distribution of the study samples (N; percentages in parentheses)

From: Measuring prostate-specific quality of life in prostate cancer patients scheduled for radiotherapy or radical prostatectomy and reference men in Germany and Canada using the Patient Oriented Prostate Utility Scale-Psychometric (PORPUS-P)

  German reference men [n = 988] German PC patients with scheduled radiotherapy [n = 121] German PC patients with scheduled radical prostatectomy [n = 371] p-values for differences between German RT and RP patients Canadian PC patients with scheduled radiotherapy [n = 66] Canadian PC patients with scheduled radical prostatectomy [n = 68] p-values for differences between Canadian RT and RP patients
Age [years] Mean ± SD 56 ± 7.6 67 ± 5.1 63 ± 6.2 p < 0.001* 68 ± 6.3 60 ± 6.3 p < 0.001*
Age category [years]     p < 0.001#    p < 0.001#
   45–49 253 (26) 0 (0) 13 (4)   1 (2) 1 (1)  
   50–54 239 (24) 2 (2) 31 (8)   2 (3) 14 (20)  
   55–59 162 (16) 10 (8) 57 (15)   4 (6) 18 (26)  
   60–64 166 (17) 26 (22) 117 (32)   9 (14) 17 (25)  
   65–69 127 (13) 43 (36) 115 (31)   21 (20) 11 (16)  
   70+ 41 (4) 40 (33) 38 (10)   29 (44) 7 (10)  
  1. * analysis of variance # chi-square tests