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Table 1 Temporal trends in 5-year cancer specific survival rates by site, socioeconomic status (SES), sex and time periods

From: Socio-economic deprivation: a significant determinant affecting stage of oral cancer diagnosis and survival

  Higher SES (q1-3) Lower SES (q4-5)   
  OPC OCC OPC OCC Deprivation gapb
  Survival rates 95 % CI % changea Survival rates 95 % CI % changea Survival rates 95 % CI % changea Survival rates 95 % CI % changea OPC OCC
5-year disease specific survival rates    
 Men    
  1981-2009 72.5 70.6–76.2   78.5 76.2–80.8   66.6 62.9–69.7   77 74.7–79.3   5.9 (0.9 to 13.3) 1.5 (−3.1 to 6.1)
  19811995 63.8 56.6–71.2 11.4 (−0.3 to 22.7) 82.2 79.1–85.5 −7.5 (−14.6 to 0.9) 60.9 54.1–67.7 8.3 (−3 to 19.8) 81.3 78.4–84.2 −9.2 (−15.6 to –2.6) 2.9 (−11.1 to 17.1) 0.9 (−5.1 to 7.1)
  1996-2009 75.2 70.9–79.3 74.7 70.9–78.2 69.2 64.7–73.9 72.1 68.6–75.8 6 (−3 to 14.6) 2.6 (−4.9 to 9.6)
 Women    
  1981-2009 68 62.2–73.8   77.2 74.1–80.3   64.2 57.8–70.6   77.1 74.0–80.2   3.8 (−8.5 to 16) 0.1 (−6.1 to 6.2)
  19811995 69.9 60.1–79.7 −2.9 (−20 to 14.4) 80.2 75.7–84.5 −5.4 (−14 to 3.4) 64.4 54.6–74.2 −0.5 (−18.7 to 17.7) 81.3 77.0–85.6 −7.5 (−16.4 to 1.3) 5.5 (−14.1 to 25.1) −1.1 (−9.9 to 7.5)
  19962009 67 59.7–74.5 74.8 70.5–79.1 63.9 55.5–72.3 73.8 69.2–78.3 3.1 (−12.6 to 19) 1 (−7.8 to 9.9)
  1. aDifferences in survival rates between first and second time period, bDeprivation gap is the difference between affluent and deprived VANDIX quintiles