Table 1

 Clinical characteristics of the AA patients with PC and population based control subjects

CharacteristicHereditary PC (n = 72)Sporadic PC (n = 183)Controls (n = 329)
*Serum PSA measured at time of diagnosis for cases and at most recent clinical visit for controls; †p<0.01 (Wilcoxon signed rank test), comparison with control population; ‡low aggressiveness: Gleason <7 and T <T2c, high aggressiveness: Gleason ⩾7 or T ⩾T2c.
Mean (SD) age, years64.9 (20.8)69.0 (8.9)66.1 (12.6)
Serum PSA, ng/ml*
    Mean (SD)52.3 (90.1)†71.3 (195.1)†2.8 (1.1)
    Median (range)7.6 (0.1–230)8.6 (0.1–150)1.0 (0.1–3.6)
Disease aggressiveness:‡
    Low, n (%)43 (83)54 (53)
    High, n (%)9 (17)48 (47)
    Unknown, n2081