Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of cervical cancer cases, n (%)

From: Does comorbidity explain the ethnic inequalities in cervical cancer survival in New Zealand? A retrospective cohort study

   Elixhauser co-morbidities
  Total 0 1 2 3+
Total 2,323 (100) 1,960 (84.4) 223 (9.6) 63 (2.7) 77 (3.3)
FIGO stage      
0 to IB2 1,155 (49.7) 1,067 (92.4) 63 (5.5) 13 (1.1) 12 (1.0)*
II to IIB 262 (11.3) 207 (79.0) 32 (12.2) 11 (4.2) 12 (4.6)
III to IIIB 232 (10.0) 169 (72.8) 41 (17.7) 16 (6.9) 6 (2.6)
IVA to IVB 53 (2.3) 33 (62.3) 11 (20.8) 3 (5.7) 6 (11.3)
Missing 621 (26.7) 484 (77.9) 76 (12.2) 20 (3.2) 41 (6.6)
Ethnicity      
Other 1,674 (72.1) 1,444 (86.3) 141 (8.4) 41 (2.5) 48 (2.9)*
Māori 416 (17.9) 334 (80.3) 50 (12.0) 15 (3.6) 17 (4.1)
Pacific 105 (4.5) 71 (67.6) 21 (20.0) 3 (2.9) 10 (9.5)
Asian 128 (5.5) 111 (86.7) 11 (8.6) 4 (3.1) 2 (1.6)
NZDep2001, quintiles      
1 (Least deprived) 298 (12.8) 277 (93.0) 14 (4.7) 3 (1.0) 4 (1.3)**
2 333 (14.3) 283 (85.0) 33 (9.9) 8 (2.4) 9 (2.7)
3 416 (17.9) 350 (84.1) 37 (8.9) 12 (2.9) 17 (4.1)
4 526 (22.6) 432 (82.1) 56 (10.7) 19 (3.6) 19 (3.6)
5 (Most deprived) 623 (26.8) 510 (81.9) 67 (10.8) 21 (3.4) 25 (4.0)
Missing 127 (5.5) 108 (85.0) 16 (12.6) 0 3 (2.4)
Urban/rural residency      
Main urban 1,640 (70.6) 1,403 (85.6) 141 (8.6) 42 (2.6) 54 (3.3)NS
Secondary urban 361 (15.5) 288 (79.8) 47 (13.0) 13 (3.6) 13 (3.6)
Rural 196 (8.4) 162 (82.7) 19 (9.7) 8 (4.1) 7 (3.6)
Missing 126 (5.4) 107 (84.9) 16 (12.7) 0 3 (2.4)
Year of diagnosis     
1994-1997 843 (36.3) 714 (84.7) 82 (9.7) 24 (2.9) 23 (2.7)NS
1998-2001 815 (35.1) 689 (84.5) 79 (9.7) 20 (2.5) 27 (3.3)
2002-2005 665 (28.6) 557 (83.8) 62 (9.3) 19 (2.9) 27 (4.1)
  1. p value based on Pearson's chi-squared
  2. * p = 0.0001
  3. ** p = 0.02
  4. NS: Not significant at 95%