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Table 1 Study population descriptive statistics

From: What is the impact of rerouting a cancer diagnosis from emergency presentation to GP referral on resource use and survival? Evidence from a population-based study

Tumour Route to diagnosis Number Age Female IMD Income Deprivation (*) Surgery within 12 Months (**) Weighted Charlson Index Surviving up to 12 Months
Colorectal Emergency 27,729 73.83 45.68% 14.89% 38.16% 3.8 49.66%
GP/TWW Referral 60,322 71.09 41.22% 12.94% 63.95% 2.62 78.71%
Breast Emergency 6059 75.61 All 15.09% 15.28% 3.94 53.90%
GP/TWW Referral 84,328 63.18 All 11.88% 73.94% 3.18 94.52%
Prostate Emergency 10,350 77.89 None 14.22% 2.40% 3.7 59.15%
GP/TWW Referral 85,869 70.88 None 12.47% 9.77% 2.29 94.91%
Lung Emergency 43,026 73.81 44.15% 17.48% 1.99% 4.1 13.41%
GP/TWW Referral 54,670 70.69 43.36% 15.97% 12.66% 3.29 39.77%
  1. (*) IMD Income deprivation measures the share of people relying on mean tested income benefits in the patient area of residence
  2. (**) OPCS 4.3 codes for surgery: H04, H05, H06, H07, H08, H09, H10, H11, H33 Colorectal; B27, B28 Breast; M611, M614, M618, M619 Prostate; E391, E398, E399, E441, E461, E541, E542, E543, E544, E545, E548, E549, E552, E559, E554, E574, E578, E595, T013 Lung