Table 4.

Factors associated with delays greater than 180 d from diagnostic prostate biopsy to radical prostatectomy

VariableOdds ratio (95% confidence interval)P
Race
    Caucasian(Reference)
    African American1.23 (0.83-1.82)0.31
Age at biopsy1.01 (0.98-1.04)0.46
Year of biopsy1.05 (1.00-1.12)0.105
BMI
    <25(Reference)
    25-29.90.98 (0.62-1.55)0.93
    30-34.90.70 (0.39-1.26)0.23
    ≥351.14 (0.57-2.27)0.71
PSA (log-transformed)1.08 (0.81-1.43)0.60
Clinical stage
    T1(Reference)
    T2/T30.70 (0.46-1.05)0.08
Gleason sum at biopsy
    2-6(Reference)
    70.87 (0.56-1.34)0.52
    8-100.60 (0.28-1.30)0.20
Surgical center
    VA Hospital 1(Reference)
    VA Hospital 22.09 (1.04-4.08)0.04
    VA Hospital 31.60 (0.89-3.03)0.11
    VA Hospital 41.74 (0.94-2.93)0.08
  • NOTE: Using logistic regression.