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Table 1 Predictors1 of Aboriginal status in NSW CCR registered cancers 1999-2007, from logistic regression model

From: Estimates of cancer incidence, mortality and survival in aboriginal people from NSW, Australia

Predictor Predictor category OR (95% CI)2
Age group (yr) 0 - 4 3.73 (2.48 - 5.61)
  5 - 9 4.43 (2.58 - 7.58)
  10 - 14 2.13 (1.07 - 4.24)
  15 - 19 3.45 (2.13 - 5.60)
  20 - 24 3.54 (2.34 - 5.36)
  25 - 29 3.35 (2.35 - 4.77)
  30 - 34 2.85 (2.08 - 3.90)
  35 - 39 4.05 (3.23 - 5.07)
  40 - 44 3.88 (3.20 - 4.69))
  45 - 49 3.30 (2.78 - 3.92)
  50 - 54 3.16 (2.71 - 3.69)
  55 - 59 2.55 (2.20 - 2.96)
  60 - 64 2.46 (2.14 - 2.84)
  65 - 69 1.88 (1.63 - 2.18)
  70 - 74 1.59 (1.38 - 1.85)
  75 + 1.00 (referent)
Sex Male 0.93 (0.85-1.02)
  Female 1.00 (referent)
Country of Birth Not Australia 0.22 (0.19-0.25)
  Unknown 0.90 (0.66-1.22)
  Australia 1.00 (referent)
Degree of Spread Regional 1.20 (1.07-1.33)
  Distant 1.27 (1.12-1.43)
  Unknown 1.05 (0.94-1.18)
  Localised 1.00 (referent)
Clinical Grouping Skin 0.24 (0.19-0.31)
  Head and Neck 1.11 (0.91-1.35)
  Upper Gastrointestinal 0.87 (0.74-1.01)
  Colorectal 0.54 (0.46-0.62)
  Bone and other connective tissue 0.53 (0.34-0.82)
  Breast 0.58 (0.50-0.69)
  Gynaecological 0.90 (0.74-1.09)
  Urogenital 0.56 (0.48-0.64)
  Eye 0.46 (0.21-1.00)
  Neurological 0.57 (0.42-0.76)
  Thyroid and other endocrine 0.44 (0.32-0.62)
  Lymphohaematopoeitic 0.65 (0.54-0.77)
  Ill-defined and unknown primary sites 0.64 (0.52-0.79)
  Respiratory 1.00 (referent)
One-year survival Death within 1 year from Diagnosis 1.36 (1.25-1.49)
  Survival to 1 year from Diagnosis 1.00 (referent)
Area Health Service Sydney South West AHS 0.74 (0.63-0.87)
  Sydney West AHS 0.86 (0.73-1.00)
  Northern Sydney and Central Coast AHS 0.59 (0.50-0.70)
  Hunter and New England AHS 1.29 (1.13-1.47)
  North Coast AHS 1.28 (1.11-1.49)
  Greater Southern AHS 1.21 (1.03-1.41)
  Greater Western AHS 1.83 (1.56-2.13)
  South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra AHS 1.00 (referent)
Percentage Aboriginal in   
Local Government Area3   1.13 (1.12-1.15)
  1. 1Co-variates simultaneously adjusted for.
  2. 2Odds ratio and 95% confidence interval.
  3. 3Of residence at diagnosis.