Table 1.

Demographic characteristics of prostate cancer cases and controls (White and African American)

VariableCases (n = 61)Controls (n = 65)P
Ethnicity, n (%)
    White57 (93)49 (75)0.01
    African American4 (7)16 (25)
Age
    Mean ± SD62 ± 7.662 ± 8.30.78
    Range40-7341-76
Smoking, n (%)
    Ever42 (69)38 (63)0.52
    Never19 (31)22 (37)
Family history of prostate cancer, n (%)
    Yes12 (20)12 (19)0.86
    No49 (80)53 (81)
Gleason score, n (%)
    ≤616 (26)
    728 (46)
    ≥817 (28)
Pathologic stage, n (%)
    T240 (66)
    T321 (34)
Preoperative PSA, n (%)
    ≤1047 (80)
    >1012 (20)