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Table 2 Chance of being diagnosed at stage I compared to stages II to IV; for malignant melanoma patients aged 35 years and above, N = 23 424 (UICC 0 and X excluded; registers with 100% missing values for ‘diagnosis during screening’ excluded)

From: Tumour stage distribution and survival of malignant melanoma in Germany 2002–2011

  Univariable logistic regression Multivariable logistic regressionc
Parameter Odds
ratio
95% CIa p valueb Odds
ratio
95% CIa p valueb
Age at diagnosis (years) 0.97 [0.97; 0.97] <.0001 0.97 [0.97; 0.97] <.0001
Sex Male reference reference
Female 1.20 [1.14; 1.27] <.0001 1.18 [1.11; 1.25] <.0001
Date of diagnosis (year) 1.04 [1.03; 1.05] <.0001 1.05 [1.04; 1.06] <.0001
Diagnosis during screening No/unknown reference reference
Yes 3.65 [2.83; 4.71] <.0001 3.24 [2.50; 4.19] <.0001
Place of residence Eastern Germany reference reference
Western Germany 1.28 [1.21; 1.35] <.0001 1.23 [1.16; 1.30] <.0001
  1. aCI: Confidence interval
  2. bWald test
  3. cMultivariable model includes all listed variables