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Table 4 Significant factors associated with the likelihood of active treatment in men with PCa (NS – Not Significant)

From: Diagnostic and treatment factors associated with poor survival from prostate cancer are differentially distributed between regional and metropolitan Victoria, Australia

  Univariate model Multivariate model
Factors Odds Ratio CI at 95 % Odds Ratio CI at 95 %
Region
 Selected Region (Ref) 1   1  
 Metropolitan 1.53 1.21-1.94 1.89 1.35-2.64
 Rest of Victoria 2.21 1.74-2.78 2.59 1.86-3.61
Age
  < 55 (Ref) 1   1  
 56-65 0.76 0.61-0.94 0.62 0.47-0.80
 65-75 0.75 0.61-0.93 0.41 0.31-0.53
  > 76 0.41 0.33-0.52 0.13 0.09-0.17
Type of hospital
 Private (Ref) 1   1  
 Public 1.52 1.34-1.72 1.44 1.22-1.69
Method of diagnosis
 TRUS (Ref) 1   1  
 TURP 0.17 0.15-0.20 0.22 0.17-0.28
 Other 1.44 0.85-2.44 0.79 0.35-1.76
NCCN Risk
 Low (Ref) 1   1  
 Intermediate 5.03 4.34-5.84 6.12 5.16-7.25
 High 11.48 9.12-14.45 27.69 20.81-36.87
 V.high/Metastatic 38.85 19.15-78.82 138.39 65.32-293.22
Region × NCCN Risk
 Selected Region × Low (Ref) 1   NS NS
 Metropolitan × Intermediate 3.61 2.97-4.38 NS NS
 Metropolitan × High 8.16 5.94-11.23 NS NS
 Metropolitan × V.high/Metastatic 20.75 7.64-56.42 NS NS
 Rest of Victoria × Intermediate 5.39 4.53-6.43 NS NS
 Rest of Victoria × High 12.04 8.75-16.55 NS NS
 Rest of Victoria × V.high/Metastatic 51.92 16.56-162.79 NS NS