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Table 2 Cure proportion(%), median survival time of ‘uncured’ (years) and time at which 90% of ‘uncured’ are dead (year), 95% confidence intervals, for patients diagnosed with esophageal cancer in Linzhou city 2003–2012

From: The improved cure fraction for esophageal cancer in Linzhou city

Year Age group(years)
19–49 50–59 60–69 70–99
Cure proportion (%)
 2003–2004 33.7 (27.0–40.5) 31.4 (27.2–35.7) 21.8 (17.9–26.0) 11.0 (8.0–14.4)
 2005–2006 34.4 (27.4–41.6) 38.1 (33.5–42.7) 25.7 (21.5–30.0) 14.6 (11.0–18.5)
 2007–2008 49.6 (41.5–57.2) 42.2 (38.0–46.3) 31.8 (27.7–36.0) 18.1 (14.4–22.1)
 2009–2010 49.7 (40.5–58.3) 41.3 (37.1–45.6) 40.4 (36.1–44.6) 19.7 (16.0–23.7)
 2011–2012 60.6 (51.6–68.4) 49.6 (44.7–54.4) 48.7 (44.3–52.9) 28.9 (24.3–33.6)
Median survival of ‘uncured’ (years)
 2003–2004 1.14 (1.01–1.27) 1.19 (1.10–1.27) 1.02 (0.94–1.10) 0.75 (0.68–0.81)
 2005–2006 1.13 (1.00–1.27) 1.23 (1.14–1.33) 1.05 (0.97–1.14) 0.79 (0.72–0.86)
 2007–2008 1.23 (1.08–1.37) 1.24 (1.15–1.33) 1.09 (1.00–1.17) 0.81 (0.74–0.88)
 2009–2010 1.28 (1.13–1.43) 1.28 (1.19–1.38) 1.21 (1.12–1.30) 0.86 (0.79–0.93)
 2011–2012 1.15 (0.99–1.31) 1.16 (1.06–1.26) 1.08 (0.98–1.17) 0.78 (0.70–0.85)
Time at which 90% of the ‘uncured’ are dead (years)
 2003–2004 3.67 (3.41–3.93) 3.70 (3.50–3.89) 3.30 (3.09–3.51) 2.52 (2.29–2.74)
 2005–2006 3.67 (3.40–3.94) 3.85 (3.65–4.05) 3.42 (3.21–3.63) 2.71 (2.49–2.95)
 2007–2008 3.95 (3.69–4.21) 3.90 (3.71–4.10) 3.57 (3.38–3.77) 2.85 (2.63–3.08)
 2009–2010 4.02 (3.76–4.28) 3.95 (3.76–4.14) 3.85 (3.65–4.04) 3.00 (2.78–3.22)
 2011–2012 3.93 (3.65–4.21) 3.86 (3.64–4.08) 3.75 (3.52–3.97) 3.02 (2.77–3.27)