Table 3

Function and bother scores (mean ± standard deviation; median) in dependence on Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI)

CCI

<5

5

>5


urinary function*

94 ± 12; 100

93 ± 12; 100

89 ± 16; 94


continence function*

92 ± 17; 100

90 ± 18; 100

82 ± 25; 100


irritative/obstructive function

97 ± 12; 100

97 ± 9; 100

96 ± 13; 100


urinary bother*

85 ± 19; 93

84 ± 16; 89

77 ± 22; 82


continence bother*

93 ± 20; 100

93 ± 20; 100

86 ± 29; 100


irritative/obstructive bother*

84 ± 19; 90

83 ± 16; 85

76 ± 21; 80


bowel function

93 ± 9; 96

93 ± 8; 96

91 ± 10; 96


bowel bother

94 ± 13; 100

94 ± 11; 100

92 ± 15; 100


sexual function*

49 ± 22; 51

37 ± 24; 37

31 ± 24; 29


sexual bother

68 ± 31; 75

64 ± 34; 69

52 ± 36; 50


hormonal function

92 ± 14; 100

90 ± 13; 100

90 ± 13; 100


hormonal bother

92 ± 13; 100

90 ± 15; 96

90 ± 15; 96


*significant difference <5/5 vs. >5 (p < 0.01)

† significant difference <5 vs. >5 (p < 0.01) and 5 vs. >5 (p = 0.03)

Pinkawa et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:296   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-296

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