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Logo of nihpaAbout Author manuscriptsSubmit a manuscriptHHS Public Access; Author Manuscript; Accepted for publication in peer reviewed journal;
Cancer. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 October 1.
Published in final edited form as:
Cancer. 2010 October 1; 116(19): 4622–4631.
doi: 10.1002/cncr.25395

Table 2

Analysis of predictors of colorectal cancer specific mortality for men and women diagnosed with AJCC stages I, II and III colorectal cancer from 1992-2002

at risk
Model 1
Hazard Ratio
(95% CI)
Model 2
Hazard Ratio
(95% CI)
Model 3
Hazard Ratio
(95% CI)
Model 4
Hazard Ratio
(95% CI)
Model 5
Hazard Ratio
(95% CI)
Model 6
Hazard Ratio
(95% CI)
White32,8377,1371.0 Ref1.0 Ref1.0 Ref1.0 Ref1.0 Ref1.0 Ref
Black2,646709 1.36(1.25-1.48) 1.33(1.23-1.45) 1.31(1.21-1.42) 1.29(1.19-1.40) 1.29(1.19-1.40) 1.24(1.14-1.35)
Asian1,4902590.88(0.77-1.01) 0.83(0.72-0.95) 0.81(0.71-0.92) 0.81(0.71-0.92) 0.81(0.70-0.92) 0.80(0.70-0.92)
No----1.0 Ref1.0 Ref1.0 Ref1.0 Ref
Yes---- 0.71(0.68-0.75) 0.72(0.69-0.76) 0.72(0.69-0.76) 0.72(0.69-0.76)

Model 1 adjusted for age(5 categories), sex, marital status, SEER registry, and year of diagnosis.

Model 2 adjusted for tumor stage, tumor size, tumor grade and number of lymph nodes positive, in addition to the factors in Model 1.

Model 3 adjusted for standard therapy and factors in Model 2.

Model 4 adjusted for comorbidities and factors in Model 3.

Model 5 adjusted for NCI-designated cancer center, teaching hospital, hospital type, and factors in Model 4.

Model 6 adjusted for percent of residents in census tract living below poverty (quartiles) and urban/rural residence in addition to factors in Model 5.

Bold denotes statistical significance.