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Table 3 Logistic regression model using the same predictive variables and using PCA3 as a continuous value

From: Optimizing the clinical utility of PCA3 to diagnose prostate cancer in initial prostate biopsy

  Clinical variables + PCA3 Clinical variables
Predictor variable O.R. (95 % C.I.) p-value O.R. (95 % C.I.) p-value
PSA 1.63 (1.21–2.20) 0,001 1.69 (1.27–2.26) <,001
Prostatic volume 0.54 (0.38–0.77) <,001 0.45 (0.32–0.63) <,001
DRE 3.57 (1.67–7.61) 0,001 3.64 (1.76–7.53) <,001
PCA3 3.19 (2.08–4.88) <,001   
AUC 0.769 (0.72–0.82) 0.712 (0.66–0.77)
AUC comparison p-value = 0.008