Table 3

Multivariable conditional logistic regression analysis of pre-diagnostic features of prostate cancer.

VariableOdds ratio95% CIP-value
Symptoms:
 Urinary retention115.0 to 25.5<0.001
 Second presentation with loss of weight9.22.7 to 31<0.001
 Impotence5.32.8 to 9.8<0.001
 Frequency3.21.9 to 5.4<0.001
 Hesitancy2.91.1 to 7.50.032
 Nocturia2.61.3 to 5.00.004
 Haematuria2.41.3 to 4.70.009
Signs:
 Abnormal rectal examination<0.001
 No abnormal rectal examination1
 Deemed benign3.71.9 to 7.3
 Deemed malignant7013 to 380