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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of factors associated with advanced stage at diagnosis, NSW Cancer Registry 2000–2008

From: After accounting for competing causes of death and more advanced stage, do Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with cancer still have worse survival? A population-based cohort study in New South Wales

  Distant    Distant/regional   
  Unadjusted Model 1 Model 2 Unadjusted Model 1 Model 2
  OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)a AOR (95% CI)b OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)a AOR (95% CI)b
Aboriginal status
 Non-Aboriginal 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Aboriginal 1.46 (1.33–1.61) 1.59 (1.45–1.75) 1.30 (1.17–1.44) 1.46 (1.34–1.58) 1.47 (1.36–1.60) 1.29 (1.18–1.40)
Sex
 Female 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Male 0.91 (0.89–0.93) 0.88 (0.86–0.90) 0.91 (0.89–0.93) 0.66 (0.65–0.67) 0.65 (0.64–0.66) 0.96 (0.94–0.98)
Residential remoteness
 Major cities 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Inner regional 0.94 (0.92–0.96) 0.87 (0.85–0.89) 0.91 (0.88–0.94) 0.92 (0.90–0.93) 0.89 (0.87–0.90) 0.92 (0.90–0.94)
 Outer regional 1.00 (0.97–1.04) 0.90 (0.86–0.93) 0.94 (0.89–0.98) 0.96 (0.94–0.99) 0.91 (0.88–0.94) 0.95 (0.92–0.98)
 Remote/ Very remote 1.19 (1.05–1.36) 1.02 (0.89–1.16) 0.97 (0.84–1.12) 1.09 (0.98–1.20) 0.98 (0.88–1.09) 0.97 (0.87–1.09)
SEIFA quintile
 1 (least disadvantaged) 1 1 1 1 1 1
 2 1.17 (1.13–1.21) 1.21 (1.17–1.25) 1.10 (1.06–1.14) 1.07 (1.04–1.10) 1.10 (1.07–1.12) 1.02 (0.99–1.05)
 3 1.17 (1.14–1.21) 1.22 (1.18–1.26) 1.07 (1.03–1.11) 1.05 (1.03–1.08) 1.10 (1.07–1.12) 1.00 (0.97–1.03)
 4 1.17 (1.13–1.21) 1.23 (1.19–1.27) 1.07 (1.03–1.11) 1.05 (1.02–1.07) 1.11 (1.08–1.13) 1.01 (0.98–1.03)
 5 (most disadvantaged) 1.32 (1.28–1.36) 1.40 (1.35–1.45) 1.17 (1.13–1.22) 1.15 (1.12–1.18) 1.21 (1.18–1.24) 1.05 (1.02–1.08)
  1. AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio, SEIFA socio-economic index for areas (Index of relative socio-economic disadvantage was used in this study).
  2. aModel 1 adjusted for age, sex, year of diagnosis, remoteness and SEIFA.
  3. bModel 2 further adjusted for cancer site.