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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of prostate cancer patients according to PNI

From: Pretreatment elevated prognostic nutritional index predicts a favorable prognosis in patients with prostate cancer

ParametersPNIP-value
< 50.2 (n = 146 52.14%) ≥50.2 (n = 134 47.86%)
Age (median, interquartile range), years77 (72–81)75 (64–78)< 0.001
PSA (median, interquartile range), μg/L100.00 (35.5–216.00)76.04 (26.60–135.61)0.171
Gleason Score(≤7/> 7)66/8072/620.154
Metastasis (no/yes)72/7477/570.172
Risk Stratification (lowintermediate/high)13/13314/1200.662
  1. Abbreviations: PSA Prostate-specific antigen; PNI Prognostic nutritional index