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Table 2 Pre-treatment Quality of Life (QOL) scores

From: Patient-reported outcomes following stereotactic body radiation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer

  % Patients (n=228)   
Baseline AUA score    
0-7 (Mild) 52.0%   
8-19 (Moderate) 44.5%   
≥ 20 (Severe) 3.5%   
Baseline SHIM score    
22-25 (No ED) 23.8%   
17-21 (Mild ED) 22.9%   
12-16 (Mild-Moderate ED) 13.9%   
8-11 (Moderate ED) 5.4%   
< 8 (Severe ED) 34.1%   
Baseline EPIC-26 summary score Mean SD MID
Urinary domain 89.6 10.92 5.5
Bowel domain 95.1 8.55 4.3
Sexual domain 56.3 28.92 14.5
Baseline EPIC-26 bother score Mean SD MID
Urinary domain 80.2 24.45 12.2
Bowel domain 91.4 18.49 9.2
Sexual domain 65.9 34.49 17.2
  1. Abbreviation: AUA American Urological Association symptom scores, SHIM Sexual Health Inventory for Men, EPIC Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite, SD Standard Deviation, MID Minimally Important Difference.