Table 2

Participants’ personal attitudes towards active surveillance (AS) management

Question 7—online supplementary appendix 1
AS
NoI don’t knowYesP values*
Overall no, n (%)331 (31)381 (36)347 (33)
Age, median (IQR)40 (33–54)39 (32–50)45 (35–59)<0.0001
Gender, n (%)
 Male257 (29.6)319 (36.7)292 (33.6)0.04
 Female74 (38.7)62 (32.4)55 (28.8)
Education status, n (%)
 LL38 (33.3)42 (36.8)34 (29.8)0.8
 HL293 (31)339 (35.8)313 (33.1)
Stable relationship293 (32.2)320 (35.2)296 (32.5)0.2
Previous parenthood, n (%)
 Yes135 (32.6)125 (30.1)154 (37.2)0.005
 No196 (30.3)256 (39.6)193 (29.9)
Primary reason for office visit, n (%)
 Couple infertility96 (32.5)110 (37.2)89 (30.1)0.4
 Sexual dysfunction63 (29.7)82 (38.6)67 (31.6)
 LUTS78 (34.3)76 (33.4)73 (32.1)
 Urinary incontinence4 (50)1 (12.5)3 (37.5)
 rUTIs20 (26.6)30 (40)25 (33.3)
 Urological cancer14 (26.4)13 (24.5)26 (49.1)
 Other/uroandrological check-up56 (29.6)69 (36.5)64 (33.8)
  • *P values according to the Pearson’s Χ2 and Kruskal-Wallis test.

  • HL, high educational level; LL, low educational level; LUTS, lower urinary tract symptoms; rUTIs, recurrent urinary tract infections.