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Table 3 Analysis of the differences of this assessment to baseline studies: only presenting colo-rectal, prostate and breast cancer (more 6 cases)

From: Assessment of cancers’ diagnostic stage in a Deaf community - survey about 4363 Deaf patients recorded in French units

Type of cancer
(number of Deaf cases)
Stage Number observed in the sample studied (nomber) % of the reference population p-values.
fisher’s exact test
Baseline studies
Colo-rectal (n = 6) I/II 47% (17584) 0.03 PETRI (Fr) [24]
(37,413 patients)
III/IV 100% (6) 47% (17622)
NDa 6% (2207)
Prostate (n = 11) T1–2/N0 18% (2) 87% (1889) 0.04 « Cancer de la prostate en France en 2001 » [21]
(2181 patients)
T3+ or N+ or M+ 64% (7) 13% (292)
NDa 18% (2)
Breast (n = 15) T1 33% (5) 66% (18404) 0.02 « Breast cancer incidence: Decreasing trend in large tumours in women aged 50–74 » [22]
(28,092 patients)
T2+ 60% (9) 34% (9688)
NDa 7% (1)
N0 53% (8) 63% (17696) 0.58
N+ 40% (6) 33% (9205)
NDa 7% (1) 4% (1191)
M0 93% (14) 90.5% (25434) 1
M+ 1 (6.7%) 4.5% (1268)
NDa 5% (1390)
  1. aND: Not Definited