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Table 2 Description of demographic and clinical characteristics by severity status of PCa

From: Association of serum lipid levels and prostate cancer severity among Hispanic Puerto Rican men

Characteristic PCa Severity p-value*
Low (n = 140) High (n = 59)
n (%) n (%)
Age at PCA diagnosis (years)    0.007
 <60 79 (56.43) 21 (35.59)  
 ≥60 61 (43.57) 38 (64.41)  
BMI (Kg/m2)    0.216
 <25.00 33 (23.57) 9 (15.25)  
 25–29.99 70 (50.00) 28 (47.46)  
 ≥30.00 37 (26.43) 22 (37.29)  
Cholesterol (mg/dL)    0.508
 <200 90 (64.29) 35 (59.32)  
 ≥200 50(35.71) 24 (40.68)  
Triglycerides (mg/dL)    0.018
 <150 96 (68.57) 30 (50.85)  
 ≥150 44 (31.43) 29 (49.15)  
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)    0.042
 ≥40 97 (69.29) 32 (54.24)  
 <40 43 (30.71) 27 (45.76)  
LDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)    0.465
 <160 126 (90.00) 51 (86.44)  
 ≥160 14 (10.00) 8 (13.56)  
  1. *p-value from Pearson Chi-square test. Figures in bold have statistical significance