Table 3.

Factors associated with delays greater than 90 d from diagnostic prostate biopsy to radical prostatectomy

VariableOdds ratio (95% confidence interval)P
Race
    Caucasian(Reference)
    African American1.10 (0.86-1.41)0.45
Age at biopsy1.00 (0.99-1.03)0.56
Year of biopsy1.15 (1.11-1.20)<0.001
BMI
    <25(Reference)
    25-29.90.87 (0.65-1.17)0.35
    30-34.90.92 (0.65-1.30)0.64
    ≥350.63 (0.39-1.02)0.06
PSA (log-transformed)1.08 (0.90-1.29)0.40
Clinical stage
    T1(Reference)
    T2/T31.04 (0.78-1.34)0.73
Biopsy Gleason sum
    2-6(Reference)
    71.02 (0.78-1.34)0.88
    8-100.88 (0.56-1.36)0.56
Surgical center
    VA Hospital 1(Reference)
    VA Hospital 21.62 (1.07-2.47)0.02
    VA Hospital 30.92 (0.64-1.33)0.66
    VA Hospital 41.18 (0.85-1.65)0.33
  • NOTE: Using logistic regression.