Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of prostate cancer cases and controls stratified by race

European American (n, column %)African American (n, column %)
CasesControlsCasesControls
Family history of prostate cancer
Yes207 (22.23)51 (9.46)43 (28.1)59 (14.68)
No684 (73.47)482 (89.42)90 (58.82)319 (79.35)
Missing40 (4.3)6 (1.11)20 (13.07)24 (5.97)
Personal history of benign prostate hypertrophy (history of BPH)
Yes189 (20.3)52 (9.65)29 (18.95)39 (9.7)
No699 (75.08)476 (88.31)96 (62.75)333 (82.84)
Missing43 (4.62)11 (2.04)28 (18.3)30 (7.46)
European ancestry proportion (%)
<25519 (55.75)363 (67.35)118 (77.12)356 (88.56)
25–751 (0.11)0 (0)29 (18.95)38 (9.45)
>75411 (44.15)176 (32.65)6 (3.92)8 (1.99)
Missing0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)

NOTE: The number of cases and controls for European American are 931 and 539 and for African American are 153 and 402, respectively. The average age for European American is 59.58 and for African American is 58.15.