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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 69)

From: The importance of dietary change for men diagnosed with and at risk of prostate cancer: a multi-centre interview study with men, their partners and health professionals

  Localised PCa(n = 37) Elevated riskb(n = 21) Partnersc(n = 11)
Mean age, years (range) 66.5 (54.4– 75.4) 65.4 (52.5 – 72.3) 65.1 (59.8 – 72.2)
Mean PSA level, ng/ml (range) 5.6 (3.0 – 12.9) 3.0 (2 – 9.2) N/A
Treatment, n - N/A -
 Active monitoring/surveillance 15   4d
 Radical radiotherapy 12   2d
 Radical prostatectomy 9   5d
 Brachytherapy 1   0d
Marital status, n    
 Married/living as married 31 21 11
 Not married 6 0 0
Occupational class e , n    
 Managerial & professional 13 11 2d
 Intermediate 8 3 3d
 Working 11 7 6d
  1. N/A = not applicable, PSA = Prostate Specific Antigen, aincluding 32 men in ProtecT study and 5 men in AS study, bPSA 2.0-2.9 ng/ml or ≥3.0 ng/ml with a negative biopsy, included in ProDiet study, cof ProtecT participant, dof ProtecT man, ebased on participant’s occupation using the three-class system [35], not available for Active Surveillance Study participants.