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Table 2 Odds of receiving treatment in Indigenous compared to non-Indigenous (referent group) cancer patients: all cases and stratified by comorbidity score^

From: Survival disparities in Australia: an analysis of patterns of care and comorbidities among indigenous and non-indigenous cancer patients

  Adjusted OR* (95% CI)
Any treatment 0.46 (0.41, 0.63)
Stratified by: comorbidity score 0 0.36 (0.23, 0.57)
  comorbidity score 1 0.43 (0.23, 0.81)
  comorbidity score 2+ 0.73 (0.39, 1.34)
Curative treatment # 0.74 (0.56, 1.00)
Stratified by: comorbidity score 0 0.76 (0.46, 1.03)
  comorbidity score 1 0.55 (0.28, 1.09)
  comorbidity score 2+ 1.29 (0.65, 2.55)
Curative surgery # 0.82 (0.62,1.07)
Stratified by: comorbidity score 0 0.68 (0.48, 0.97)
  comorbidity score 1 0.86 (0.46, 1.60)
  comorbidity score 2+ 1.49 (0.74, 2.91)
Curative chemotherapy # 0.72 (0.53, 098)
Stratified by: comorbidity score 0 0.79 (0.55, 1.13)
  comorbidity score 1 0.62 (0.30, 1.28)
  comorbidity score 2+ 0.36 (0.12, 1.07)
Curative radiotherapy # 0.82 (0.63, 1.07)
Stratified by comorbidity score 0 0.88 (0.64), 1.23)
  comorbidity score 1 0.56 (0.29, 1.08)
  comorbidity score 2+ 0.66 (0.31, 1.42)
  1. *Adjusted for age, sex, remoteness, socioeconomic status, stage, comorbidity score.
  2. # metastatic cases excluded.
  3. ^Comorbidity Score: 0 (no known comorbidity), 1 (Charlson index of 1) or 2+ (Charlson index of 2 or more).