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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for men diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer between 2005 and 2007 (N = 2,708)

From: Concordance between administrative claims and registry data for identifying metastasis to the bone: an exploratory analysis in prostate cancer

                   N                 %
Race/Ethnicity   
 White non-Hispanic 2096 77.4
 African American non-Hispanic 326 12.0
 Hispanic 159 5.9
 Other 127 4.7
Age   
 66-69 375 13.9
 70-74 499 18.4
 75-79 555 20.5
 80-84 645 23.8
 85+ 634 23.4
Married 1583 62.3
Urban location 2396 88.5
High PSA at baseline 2298 84.9
Poorly differentiated tumor 1638 60.5
Charlson Comorbidity Index   
 Zero 1453 53.7
 One 547 20.2
 Two or higher 470 17.4
 Missing 238 8.8
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Combined Index   
 Zero 1459 54.2
 0-2 943 35.0
 > = 2 53 2.0
 Missing 238 8.8
Bone metastasis   
Bone metastasis diagnosis   
 SEER registry 1694 62.6
Bone metastasis – related utilization   
 Claims – BM Concurrent, Approach 1 1481 54.7
 Claims – BM Concurrent, Approach 2 1363 50.3
 Claims – BM Concurrent, Approach 3 1198 44.2