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Table 3 Parameter Estimates from multivariable spatial survival regressions via accelerated failure time models on Prostate Cancer-specific Survival in PA and the PSCI catchment area for PC Cases diagnosed at age 40+ in the PCR, 2004–2014

From: Spatial patterns in prostate Cancer-specific mortality in Pennsylvania using Pennsylvania Cancer registry data, 2004–2014

Variables PA (N = 63,224) Catchment Area (N = 17,732)
Estimate (95% CI) Estimate (95% CI)
Appalachian-RUCC Regions
 Urban Non-Appalachia Ref Ref
 Rural Appalachia −0.170 (− 0.253, − 0.073) − 0.221 (− 0.368, − 0.076)
 Urban Appalachia −0.152 (− 0.232, − 0.077) −0.065 (− 0.213, 0.223)
Race
 White Ref Ref
 Black −0.103 (− 0.193, − 0.010) −0.030 (− 0.311, 0.271)
 Asian 0.426 (0.001, 0.920) 0.041 (−0.736, 0.932)
Hispanic
 No Ref Ref
 Yes 0.051 (−0.200, 0.330) 0.107 (−0.305, 0.537)
Insurance
 Insured Ref Ref
 Not Insured −0.586 (− 0.821, − 0.349) −0.564 (− 1.001, − 0.126)
Aggressiveness
 Less Aggressive Ref Ref
 More Aggressive −1.477 (− 1.545, − 1.412) −1.571 (− 1.700, − 1.462)
Lymph Node Positive
 No Ref Ref
 Yes −0.819 (− 0.895, − 0.738) −0.807 (− 0.941, − 0.659)
Definitive Treatment Regimen
 Neither Treatment Received Ref Ref
 Primary Site Surgery Only 1.283 (1.186, 1.396) 1.232 (1.026, 1.440)
 Radiation only 0.602 (0.542, 0.665) 0.637 (0.514, 0.768)
 Both Treatments Received 0.977 (0.812, 1.161) 1.134 (0.782, 1.516)
Catchment Area
 No Ref
 Yes −0.067 (− 0.136, − 0.004)
  1. Note: Unknown/missing data in risk factors are removed before model fitting; CI: credible interval; The estimates in bold indicates statistical significance