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Table 4 Tumor stage at diagnosis 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
Tumour stage at diagnosis Not applicable    p < 0.001#    p = 0.008#
T1   28 (23.1) 2 (0.5)   18 (27) 21 (31)  
T2   34 (28.1) 239 (64.4)   29 (44) 30 (44)  
T3   20 (16.5) 122 (32.9)   14 (21) 1 (1.5)  
T4   0 0   1 (1.5) 0  
missing   39 (32.2) 8 (2.2)   4 (6) 16 (23.5)  
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