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Table 2 Five- and ten-year relative survival ratio by selected risk factors and waiting time cut-offs, prostate cancer with curative surgery, 1996-2009

From: Time from diagnosis to surgery and prostate cancer survival: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Five-year survival Ten-year survival
0-3 months waiting time 4-6 months waiting time 0-3 months waiting time 4-6 months waiting time
Relative survival 95% confidence interval Relative survival 95% confidence interval Relative survival 95% confidence interval Relative survival 95% confidence interval
Overall 1.04 1.03 to 1.04 1.05 1.04 to 1.05 1.07 1.05 to 1.09 1.08 1.06 to 1.10
Age group
 15-54 0.99 0.98 to 1.01 1.01 0.99 to 1.01 0.99 0.95 to 1.02 1.00 0.93 to 1.03
 55-64 1.02 1.02 to 1.03 1.03 1.02 to 1.04 1.03 1.00 to 1.06 1.06 1.03 to 1.08
 65 and above 1.07 1.06 to 1.08 1.09 1.08 to 1.10 1.18 1.13 to 1.22 1.15 1.10 to 1.19
Region of Residence
 London 1.04 1.02 to 1.06 1.06 1.04 to 1.07 1.10 1.04 to 1.14 1.03 0.95 to 1.10
 North East 1.03 0.99 to 1.06 1.06 1.04 to 1.07 1.13 0.99 to 1.19 1.12 1.01 to 1.17
 North West 1.04 1.00 to 1.06 1.05 1.02 to 1.08 1.13 1.01 to 1.20 1.10 0.87 to 1.21
 Yorkshire and the Humber 1.05 1.02 to 1.06 1.06 1.04 to 1.07 1.02 0.89 to 1.10 1.05 0.98 to 1.11
 East Midlands 1.05 1.02 to 1.06 1.04 1.00 to 1.06 1.10 0.99 to 1.15 1.13 1.07 to 1.17
 West Midlands 1.04 1.01 to 1.06 1.06 1.04 to 1.07 1.13 1.05 to 1.18 1.10 1.02 to 1.15
 East of England 1.03 1.00 to 1.04 1.02 1.00 to 1.04 1.01 0.94 to 1.07 1.06 1.00 to 1.11
 South East 1.03 1.02 to 1.04 1.05 1.03 to 1.06 1.04 0.97 to 1.09 1.10 1.06 to 1.14
 South West 1.03 1.01 to 1.04 1.05 1.03 to 1.06 1.10 1.05 to 1.14 1.10 1.04 to 1.14
Ethnicity 1
 White 1.04 1.02 to 1.05 1.06 1.04 to 1.07     
 Non-White 1.08 1.04 to 1.09 1.07 1.02 to 1.08     
 Unknown 1.06 1.05 to 1.07 1.07 1.05 to 1.07     
Tumour differentiation
 Well differentiated 1.04 1.01 to 1.06 1.05 1.03 to 1.07 1.12 1.06 to 1.16 1.12 1.07 to 1.16
 Moderately differentiated 1.04 1.02 to 1.05 1.05 1.04 to 1.06 1.10 1.06 to 1.13 1.09 1.05 to 1.12
 Poor- & undifferentiated 0.98 0.94 to 1.01 1.00 0.96 to 1.03 0.95 0.83 to 1.04 0.95 0.82 to 1.04
 Unknown 1.04 1.03 to 1.05 1.05 1.05 to 1.06 1.06 1.02 to 1.09 1.09 1.05 to 1.12
Deprivation quintile
 1 – least deprived 1.04 1.03 to 1.05 1.05 1.04 to 1.06 1.07 1.00 to 1.12 1.10 1.04 to 1.14
 2 1.04 1.03 to 1.05 1.05 1.04 to 1.06 1.10 1.04 to 1.14 1.12 1.07 to 1.15
 3 1.03 1.01 to 1.04 1.04 1.03 to 1.05 1.05 0.97 to 1.11 1.04 0.97 to 1.09
 4 1.04 1.02 to 1.05 1.05 1.04 to 1.06 1.10 1.04 to 1.15 1.09 1.02 to 1.13
 5 – most deprived 1.03 1.00 to 1.05 1.06 1.04 to 1.07 1.02 0.88 to 1.10 1.12 1.06 to 1.16
 Unknown 1.01 0.97 to 1.04 1.04 1.00 to 1.07 1.04 0.97 to 1.09 1.06 0.99 to 1.11
Cancer plan implementation period
 Prior to implementation (1996–2000) 1.03 1.00 to 1.04 1.04 1.02 to 1.05 1.05 1.02 to 1.08 1.06 1.03 to 1.09
 After implementation (2001–2009) 1.04 1.03 to 1.04 1.05 1.05 to 1.06 1.08* 1.05 to 1.11 1.11* 1.09 to 1.12
  1. *represents 9-year survival.
  2. 1all codes prior to 2005 were recoded as unknown; represents only data from 2005–2009.