Table 1.

Clinical characteristics of prostate cancer patients

Low-grade prostate cancerHigh-grade prostate cancer
n = 63n = 62
Patient characteristics:
    Age, median (range)65 (44–74)65 (44–74)
    Age, quartiles
        40–587 (11.1)7 (11.3)
        59–6422 (34.9)22 (35.5)
        65–6922 (34.9)22 (35.5)
        70–8412 (19)11 (17.7)
PSA
        <410 (15.9)10 (16.1)
        4–9.934 (54)32 (51.6)
        10–19.912 (19)9 (14.5)
        ≥207 (11.1)11 (17.7)
        Unknown00
Pathologic characteristics:
    Nodal status
        Negative62 (98.4)51 (82.3)
        Positive1 (1.6)11 (17.7)
        Unknown00
    Stage
        1 or 247 (74.6)16 (25.8)
        3 or 415 (23.8)35 (56.5)
        Unknown1 (1.6)11 (17.7)
    Grade
        45 (7.9)0
        558 (92.1)0
        8030 (48.4)
        9030 (48.4)
        1002 (3.2)

Abbreviation: PSA, prostate-specific antigen.