Table 1.

Characteristics of prostate cancer cases included in case-only analyses in comparison with all cases included in the PCPT primary analysis

Cases used in case-only analyses, N = 1,157All cases in PCPT, N = 2,003
Type of diagnosisFor cause431 (37%)811 (41%)
End of study726 (63%)1,163 (59%)
Quantile of follow-up time (years)10%4.13.3
20%6.05.1
30%6.86.4
50%7.07.0
75%7.17.1
Treatment assignmentFinasteride477 (41%)820 (41%)
Placebo680 (59%)1,183 (59%)
Gleason sum<7851 (74%)1,412 (73%)
≥7306 (26%)524 (27%)
AgeMedian (25%, 75%)63 (59, 67)63 (59, 67)
RaceCaucasian1,081 (93%)1,868 (93%)
Others76 (7%)135 (7%)
Family historyYes244 (21%)415 (21%)
No913 (79%)1,588 (79%)
BMIMedian (25%–50%)26.6 (24.7–29.2)26.8 (24.8–29.3)
DiabetesYes51 (4%)88 (4%)
No1,106 (96%)1,914 (96%)