Table 1

Characteristics of the data sample

All prostate cancer patients (n=51)Patients with recollections of negative words/attitudes of doctors on cancer notification (n=17)
Time of diagnosis (year)2004 (*1992–2014)2004 (*2001–2007)
 1992–200060
 2001–20073917
 2008–201460
Age at diagnosis (years)65 (*47–83)64 (*49–77)
 40–4921
 50–5984
 60–69246
 70–79166
 80≦10
Age at interview (years)69 (*52–85)67 (*52–81)
 50–5953
 60–69195
 70–79228
 80≦51
Range from diagnosis to interview**4 (*0.5–16)**3 (*1–7)
Cancer stage at first diagnosis advanced (with remote metastasis)6/515/17
Cancer stage at time of interview advanced (with remote metastasis)7/515/17
Married50/5117/17
Have children49/5016/17
  • *range (minimum-maximum); **median.