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Table 2 Patient characteristics, abnormal screen group (n = 490)

From: Design of a prostate cancer patient navigation intervention for a Veterans Affairs hospital

  All subjects (n = 490)
  N (%)
Age  
< 65 years 261 (53%)
> = 65 years 229 (47%)
Mean 65.1
Median 63.5
Range 42-92
Race/ethnicity  
African American 332 (68%)
White 105 (21%)
Other 27 (6%)
Not reported 26 (5%)
Screening eligibility  
PSA test (> = 4.0 ng/mL) 414 (84%)
Abnormal PSA velocity 39 (8%)
Digital rectal exam 37 (8%)
Baseline PSA  
< 4 ng/mL* 37 (8%)
4 ng/mL - 10 ng/mL 318 (65%)
> 10 ng/mL 98 (20%)
Not collected (Screen = DRE) 37 (8%)
Cancer diagnosis  
No cancer or resolved with repeat PSA 244 (50%)
Cancer 170 (35%)
Unresolved 76 (16%)
  1. Abbreviations: PSA, prostate specific antigen; ng/mL, Nanogram per milliliter; DRE, Digital rectal exam.
  2. *Values may not sum to all subjects who enrolled on abnormal PSA velocity due to rounded PSA value.