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Table 3 Study population demographic characteristics associated with the oral cancer diagnosis, SISREG. Rio de Janeiro Municipality, January 2013 to September 2015

From: Oral cancer patient’s profile and time to treatment initiation in the public health system in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Variables (dummy) Cancer Oral
# (percentage within Cancer Oral)
Total P-value
Gross OR (95 % CI)
P-value
Adjusted OR (95 % CI)
No Yes
Risk Blue or Green 2440 (67.9 %) 103 (38.7 %) 2543 (65.8 %) p = 0.000 p = 0.000
Yellow or Red 1156 (32.1 %) 163 (61.3 %) 1319 (34.2 %) 3.3 (2.6–4.3) 3.0 (2.2-4.0)
Total 3596 (100.0 %) 266 (100.0 %) 3862 (100.0 %)   
Sex Female 2263 (62.9 %) 94 (35.3 %) 2357 (61.0 %) p = 0.000 p = 0.000
Male 1333 (37.1 %) 172 (64.7 %) 1505 (39.0 %) 3.1 (2.4–4.0) 2.7 (2.0-3.8)
Total 3596 (100.0 %) 266 (100.0 %) 3862 (100.0 %)   
Age >=15 e < 60 1820a (54.3 %) 104 (39.1 %) 1924 (53.2 %) p = 0.000 p = 0.000
>=60 1533a (45.7 %) 162 (60.9 %) 1695 (46.8 %) 1.8 (1.4–2.4) 1.8 (1.3–2.5)
Total 3353 (100.0 %) 266 (100.0 %) 3619 (100.0 %)   
Race Not white 1548 (61.0 %) 95 (49.7 %) 1643 (60.2 %) p = 0.003 p = 0.050
white 988 (39.0 %) 96 (50.3 %) 1084 (39.8 %) 1.6 (1.6–2.2) 1.4 (1.0 -1.9)
Total 2536 (100.0 %) 191 (100.0 %) 2727 (100.0 %)   
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