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Table 4 Significant risk factors for erectile dysfunction after prostate brachytheray in univariate analysis

From: Erectile function after permanent 125I prostate brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer

  OR a Standard error 95% CI p-value
Age 1.08 0.023 1.04 – 1.13 <0.001
IIEF score before PB 0.88 0.026 0.83 – 0.93 <0.001
IIEF classes before PB
 Severe ED 1.00    
 Moderate ED 0.78 0.98 0.06 – 9.19 0.842
 Mild to moderate ED 0.17 0.193 0.02 – 1.55 0.117
 Mild ED 0.10 0.115 0.01 – 0.91 0.041
 No DE 0.08 0.085 0.01 – 0.67 0.021
Concern about sexuality
 No 1.00    
 Yes 0.48 0.158 0.25 – 0.91 0.026
Diabetes
 No 1.00    
 Yes 3.47 1.872 1.21 – 9.99 0.021
Prostate volume (cm 3 ) 0.96 0.014 0.94 – 0.99 0.021
  1. a OR adjusted by logistic regression for age, PSA level and neoadjuvant androgen deprivation therapy (yes/no).