Skip to main content

Table 6 Hazard ratios for individual symptoms with a Charlson Comorbidity Index of >5 vs. ≤5

From: Impact of age and comorbidities on health-related quality of life for patients with prostate cancer: evaluation before a curative treatment

question hazard ratio 95% confidence interval p-value
leaking urine ≥once a day 2.5 1.5-4.0 < 0.01
no complete urinary control 1.7 1.2-2.5 < 0.01
great/moderate problem with frequent urination 2.1 1.3-3.2 < 0.01
great/moderate problem with urinary function overall 2.1 1.3-3.2 < 0.01
erections not firm enough for intercourse 2.2 1.3-4.0 < 0.01
great/moderate problem with sexual function overall 2.2 1.2-3.8 < 0.01
  1. COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease