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Table 3 Association of co-expression of BRCA1 and BRCA2 with age, PSA and Gleason score

From: Immunohistochemical expression of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in a cohort of Ugandan men with prostate cancer: an analytical cross-sectional study

Variables Co-expression of BRCA1 and BRCA2 P
Positive Negative 95% CI
Number: n (%) 14 (7.4) 174 (92.6)   
Age (years): mean (SD) 71.9 (7.78) 72.3 (10.09) −4.912–5.994 0.845
PSA (ng/mL): mean (SD) 268.3 (520.18) 447.4 (632.93) −522.020–163.827 0.304
Gleason score, n (%)     
 ≤ 7 2 (7.4) 25 (92.6) 0.164–3.610 0.733
 ≥ 8 12(12.4) 85 (87.6)   
  1. PSA Prostate-specific antigen, BRCA breast cancer antigen, CI confidence interval, SD standard deviation, P P value
  2. Student’s t-test, ⁕ Pearson’s chi-square test