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Table 2 Five-year absolute and relative survival (in %) of ovarian cancer patients adjusted to the World Standard Cancer Patient Population, Philippine resident population, and Filipino-Americans and Whites from US SEER, 1998-2002

From: Ovarian cancer survival population differences: a "high resolution study" comparing Philippine residents, and Filipino-Americans and Caucasians living in the US

Variable (1) Philippine resident population Between (1) and (2) (2) Filipino-Americans Between (3) and (2) (3) Caucasians
  % SE Diff p-value % SE Diff p-value % SE
Absolute Survival           
Over all survival 44.0 2.9 7.4 0.02 51.3 3.1 -4.6 0.29 46.7 0.5
Age group           
   < 40 64.1 4.6 11.6 0.27 75.7 7.5 0.8 0.67 76.5 1.6
   40-49 55.8 4.9 -1.1 0.99 54.8 6.7 7.9 0.11 62.6 1.3
   50-59 38.2 4.8 25.8 < 0.001 64.0 5.9 -12.8 0.04 51.2 1.1
   60-69 36.1 6.3 17.2 0.02 53.3 8.5 -13.4 0.13 40.0 1.0
   70+ 34.6 8.0 -12.7 0.03 21.9 6.0 -2.6 0.86 19.3 0.6
Relative Survival           
Over all survival 49.7 3.7 4.5 0.01 54.1 3.4 -4.8 0.33 49.3 0.5
Age group           
   < 40 64.6 4.6 11.5 0.30 76.0 7.6 0.8 0.67 76.9 1.6
   40-49 57.0 5.1 -1.6 0.99 55.4 6.8 8.0 0.11 63.4 1.3
   50-59 40.0 5.0 25.8 < 0.001 65.8 6.1 -13.1 0.05 52.7 1.1
   60-69 40.4 7.1 16.7 0.05 57.0 9.1 -14.1 0.14 43.0 1.1
   70+ 50.8 11.7 -23.0 0.03 27.8 7.6 -2.6 0.74 25.2 0.8
  1. Diff, difference; SE, standard error