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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Effect of information on prostate biopsy history on biopsy outcomes in the era of MRI-targeted biopsies

Variable All (n = 532) Biopsy naïve (n = 387) Previous benign biopsy (n = 145) p*
Age, year (mean, SD) 57.5 (9) 57.6 (9) 57.4 (9) 0.97
PSA, ng/ml (median, IQR) 6.3 (4.4) 6.0 (4.2) 8.0 (6.0) < 0.001
PSA density, ng/ml2 (median, IQR) 0.14 (0.12) 0.13 (0.12) 0.14 (0.11) 0.10
Digital rectal examination
 Positive (%, n) 28.8 (148) 9.9 (14) 35.9 (134) < 0.001
 Negative (%, n) 71.2 (366) 90.1 (127) 64.1 (239)
MRI lesion (PI-RADS ≥ 3)
 Yes (%, n) 80.6 (429) 83.2 (322) 73.4 (107) 0.014
 No (%, n) 19.4 (103) 16.8 (65) 26.2 (38)
  1. *Comparing biopsy-naïve men and men with a previous benign biopsy