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Table 5 Patient-reported quality of life bother scores in three EPIC-26 domains

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

  1 month post-treatment (n = 219) 3 month post-treatment (n = 215) 12 month post-treatment (n = 210) 24 month post-treatment (n = 197)
Domain Mean score change from baseline SD P Mean score change from baseline SD P Mean score change from baseline SD P Mean score change from baseline SD P
Urinary bother -12 26 <0.0001 -0.4 21.6 0.8182 -9 29.8 0.0009 -1.9 25.8 0.773
Bowel bother -15.4 26.7 <0.0001 -3.6 20.1 0.0719 -5.7 23 0.001 -0.8 18.1 0.984
Sexual bother -2.5 35.3 0.24 -1.1 34.3 0.563 -2.7 36.9 0.097 -7.5 37.8 0.0037