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Table 3 Selected characteristics of ovarian cancer cases by responder status, the African American Epidemiology Study (AACES) 2010-14

From: A multi-center population-based case–control study of ovarian cancer in African-American women: the African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES)

Variable Responders n = 403 Living Non-Responders n = 325 p-value vs. Responders Deceased Non-Responders n =139 p-value vs. Responders
  N (%) N (%)   N (%)  
Age group      
20-39 26 (6.5) 18 (5.5)   6(4.3)  
40-49 62 (15.4) 37(11.4)   14 (10.1)  
50-59 142 (35.2) 83 (25.5)   29 (20.9)  
60-69 108 (26.8) 106 (32.6)   53 (38.1)  
70-79 65 (16.1) 81 (24.9) 0.0021 37 (26.6) 0.0005
Missing ___ ___    
Histology      
Clear Cell 8 (2.1) 8 (2.6)   2 (1.5)  
Endometrioid 45 (11.5) 29 (9.4)   0 (0)  
Mucinous 20 (5.1) 17 (5.5)   5 (3.8)  
Serous 242 (62.1) 180 (58.3)   51 (38.9)  
Mixed Cell 14 (3.6) 8 (2.6)   2 (1.5)  
Other 61 (15.6) 67 (21.7) 0.37 71 (54.2) < 0.001
Missing 13 16   8  
Stage      
I/II 182(47.8) 116 (38.5)   19 (15.8)  
III/IV 199 (52.2) 185 (61.5) 0.02 101 (84.2) < 0.001
Missing 22 24   20  
Grade      
Well differentiated 35 (10.5) 31 (13.3)   5 (7.9)  
Moderately differentiated 52 (15.6) 35 (15.0)   5 (7.9)  
Poorly/undifferentiated 246 (73.9) 168 (71.8) 0.61 53 (81.1) 0.20
Missing 70 91   76