Radical prostatectomy v watchful waiting for localised prostate cancer at median 8.2 years*

OutcomesRadical prostatectomyWatchful waitingRRR (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Death from prostate cancer8.6%14%40% (8.2 to 61)18 (10 to 101)
Distant metastasis14%23%37% (13 to 54)13 (8 to 40)
Local progression18%43%57% (45 to 67)5 (4 to 6)
Death from any cause24%30%21% (−0.3 to 39)16 (8 to ∞)