Table 1: Distribution of clinical and biopsy characteristics between community and academic urologists.

Academic 
(%)
Community
(%)
P value*

Site of biopsy 502 (100)846 (100)
Age at biopsy<0.01
 <60198 (39)422 (49)
 60–69 220 (44)350 (41)
 ≥70 83 (17)74 (9)
PSA <0.01
 <4092 (18)182 (21)
 4–9.9 290 (58)537 (63)
 ≥10.0112 (22)95 (11)
Prostate size (cc) <0.01
 <3598 (20)215 (25)
 35–44 121 (24)235 (28)
 44–56 116 (23)209 (25)
 >56139 (28)179 (21)
Number of cores obtained<0.01
 ≤6252 (50)276 (32)
  6–949 (10)99 (12)
 10+ 201 (40)471 (56)
Number of positive cores <0.01
 One 157 (31)158 (19)
 Two119 (24)140 (17)
 Three89 (18)116 (14)
 Four or more 107 (12)219 (26)
Biopsy Gleason sum<0.01
356 (71)549 (65)
146 (29)297 (35)

P-value from chi-square test.