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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio of being adherent to adjuvant endocrine therapy in women with breast cancer, adherence period

From: Racial differences in long-term adjuvant endocrine therapy adherence and mortality among Medicaid-insured breast cancer patients in Texas: Findings from TCR-Medicaid linked data

  One-year adherence to AET Three-year adherence to AET Five-year adherence to AET
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
N=1,497   N=718   N=300  
Age (years)
 20-34 0.46 (0.26-0.82) <0.01 0.09 (0.01-0.68) <0.05 - -
 35-49 0.82 (0.65-1.03) 0.08 0.85 (0.61-1.20) 0.36 - -
 50-64 1   1   - -
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 1   1   1  
 Non-Hispanic Black 0.63 (0.47-0.85) <0.01 0.45 (0.28-0.73) <0.01 0.51 (0.22-1.17) 0.11
 Hispanic 0.94 (0.72-1.24) 0.68 0.99 (0.66-1.50) 0.97 1.13 (0.57-2.24) 0.74
 Other 1.52 (0.89-2.58) 0.13 1.39 (0.71-2.74) 0.34 1.48 (0.51-4.27) 0.47
Tumor stage
 Local 1   1   1  
 Regional 0.86 (0.69-1.08) 0.20 0.93 (0.67-1.30) 0.68 0.56 (0.32-1.00) 0.05
Poverty
 ≤16 1   1   1  
 16.1-18.3 0.81 (0.59-1.12) 0.20 0.56 (0.35-0.89) <0.05 0.64 (0.28-1.46) 0.29
 ≥18.4 0.73 (0.47-1.13) 0.16 0.58 (0.30-1.11) 0.10 0.59 (0.20-1.73) 0.34
Median Income
 ≤33,502 1   1   1  
 33,503-41946 1.00 (0.65-1.53) 0.99 0.60 (0.32-1.12) 0.11 0.93 (0.35-2.44) 0.88
 ≥41,947 0.74 (0.44-1.25) 0.26 0.47 (0.22-0.98) <0.05 0.66 (0.21-2.10) 0.48
DPCa Physicians per 100K Population
 ≤103.9 1   1   1  
 104-198.7 0.85 (0.62-1.18) 0.34 0.75 (0.46-1.21) 0.24 1.12 (0.51-2.48) 0.78
 ≥198.8 1.13 (0.80-1.59) 0.50 0.92 (0.55-1.52) 0.74 0.58 (0.25-1.36) 0.21
TX-Mexico Border
 No 1   1   1  
 Yes 2.19 (1.29-3.71) <0.01 1.25 (0.60-2.63) 0.55 1.24 (0.41-3.71) 0.71
Region
 Metro 1   1   1  
 Urban/Rural 1.40 (0.95-2.08) 0.09 0.88 (0.50-1.54) 0.66 1.58 (0.62-4.03) 0.34
Year of Diagnosis
 2000-2001 1   1   1  
 2002-2004 1.56 (1.15-2.12) <0.01 1.01 (0.69-1.47) 0.98 0.86 (0.50-1.46) 0.57
 2005-2007 1.32 (0.95-1.83) 0.10 0.83 (0.45-1.52) 0.54 - -
Chemotherapy
 No 1   1   1  
 Yes 0.87 (0.69-1.10) 0.24 0.85 (0.61-1.20) 0.36 0.68 (0.39-1.19) 0.18
Radiation Therapy
 No 1   1   1  
 Yes 1.27 (1.02-1.58) <0.05 1.15 (0.83-1.59) 0.41 0.99 (0.58-1.69) 0.98
Surgery
 No 1   1   1  
 Yes 1.12 (0.71-1.78) 0.62 2.07 (0.82-5.21) 0.12 1.90 (0.20-18.2) 0.58
Comorbidity score
 0 1   1   1  
 1-2 0.98 (0.75-1.28) 0.90 0.83 (0.57-1.20) 0.32 1.51 (0.83-2.76) 0.18
 3 or more 0.74 (0.53-1.03) 0.08 0.95 (0.60-1.51) 0.82 2.87 (1.31-6.29) <0.01
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