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Table 1

Mean ± SD of baseline characteristics of the 191 study subjects by the VDR FokI genotype

VariableVDR FokI genotypeP                  a
FFFfff
No. of subjects (%) 78 (41%) 73 (38%) 40 (21%)  
Age at surgery (yrs) 64.8 ± 6.8 65.2 ± 6.5 63.2 ± 6.2 0.28 
% Gleason grade 4/5 42.8 ± 30.0 43.8 ± 30.2 30.3 ± 28.6 0.05b 
Index cancer volume (cc) 5.2 ± 5.3 5.3 ± 5.7 5.7 ± 6.0 0.88 
Preoperative serum PSA (ng/ml) 24.5 ± 39.5 19.7 ± 23.2 18.5 ± 14.1 0.49 
VariableVDR FokI genotypeP                  a
FFFfff
No. of subjects (%) 78 (41%) 73 (38%) 40 (21%)  
Age at surgery (yrs) 64.8 ± 6.8 65.2 ± 6.5 63.2 ± 6.2 0.28 
% Gleason grade 4/5 42.8 ± 30.0 43.8 ± 30.2 30.3 ± 28.6 0.05b 
Index cancer volume (cc) 5.2 ± 5.3 5.3 ± 5.7 5.7 ± 6.0 0.88 
Preoperative serum PSA (ng/ml) 24.5 ± 39.5 19.7 ± 23.2 18.5 ± 14.1 0.49 
a

By ANOVA.

b

P = 0.015 by t test when the FF and Ff genotypes were combined and compared with the ff genotype.

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