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Table 5 Risk factors for erectile dysfunction after prostate brachytherapy in multivariate analysis

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

  OR a Standard error 95% CI p-value
Age 1.06 0.025 1.02 – 1.12 <0.001
IIEF before PB 0.89 0.029 0.84 – 0.95 <0.001
Diabetes
 No 1.00    
 Yes 2.60 1.491 0.85 – 8.00 0.094
Prostate volume (cm3) 0.96 0.015 0.93 – 0.99 0.017
Concern about sexuality
 Yes 1.00    
 No 0.73 0.263 0.36 – 1.48 0.380
  1. a The logistic regression model contains the binary variable of erection as dependent variable and the variables age, PSA level, hormonal treatment, IIEF score before brachytherapy, diabetes, prostate volume, morning erection and concern about sexuality as independent variables.