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Table 5 Scores of PORPUS-P by age categories and type of therapy to be received (Mean ± SD, Median, 5th and 95th percentiles)

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] Canadian PC patients with scheduled radiotherapy [n = 66] Canadian PC patients with scheduled radical prostatectomy [n = 68]
Age category [years]      
45–49 n = 253   n = 13 n = 1 n = 1
  87.0 ± 9.70 - 84.8 ± 8.80 83.0 84.2
  88.3 (66.8/100) - 88.3 (66.8/97.5) - -
50–54 n = 239 n = 2 n = 31 n = 2 n = 14
  85.2 ± 11.7 77.8 ± 8.61 82.3 ± 11.9 65.8 ± 13.0 92.1 ± 4.4
  83.3 (61.7/100) 77.8 (71.7/83.8) 83.3 (58.2/100) 65.8 (56.7/75.0) 91.7 (85.8/100)
55–59 n = 162 n = 10 n = 57 n = 4 n = 18
  83.1 ± 12.0 77.1 ± 16.2 81.3 ± 12.5 84.8 ± 5.1 86.5 ± 10.1
  86.3 (62.2/97.5) 77.8 (42.7/100) 84.2 (57.4/95.2) 82.4 (82.2/92.5) 87.1 (69.2/100)
60–64 n = 166 n = 26 n = 117 n = 9 n = 17
  80.9 ± 12.1 77.6 ± 12.7 82.0 ± 11.5 80.3 ± 17.4 85.5 ± 8.2
  84.0 (57.2/97.5) 78.5 (53.9/98.3) 83.3 (59.2/98.2) 85.0 (46.3/100) 86.7 (71.3/97.5)
65–69 n = 127 n = 43 n = 115 n = 21 n = 11
  79.5 ± 13.4 76.9 ± 12.5 79.8 ± 14.1 77.9 ± 10.7 78.5 ± 12.5
  80.8 (57.4/97.5) 76.7 (52.8/94.8) 82.7 (52.3/98.0) 78.8 (65.3/95.0) 79.2 (55.8/95.0)
70+ n = 41 n = 40 n = 38 n = 29 n = 7
  76.7 ± 15.5 77.2 ± 12.4 76.8 ± 10.7 77.0 ± 10.6 78.8 ± 9.1
  78.8 (49.1/97.5) 80.4 (52.2/92.5) 77.8 (56.5/95.0) 75.0 (62.5/92.5) 77.5 (67.2/92.5)
Total (Crude values) 83.5 ± 12.1 77.2 ± 12.6 80.8 ± 12.4 78.0 ± 11.6 85.3 ± 9.9
  86.1 (59.8/97.5) 79.2 (53.5/94.4) 83.0 (58.0/97.5) 78.8 (62.5/97.5) 87.5 (69.2/97.5)
Age-adjusted means (norm: ref. pop.; 50 and older) 82.3 77.4 81.3 76.0 86.3