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Table 4 Mean and median of time to treatment initiation by diagnosed oral cancer, age, sex, race and risk, 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 N Mean SD P-value Median P-value
Non-Oral Cancer 3596 47,1 70,7 0,007 23,0 0,000
Oral Cancer 266 59,1 60,7   50,5
Age Group
 >=15 e <60 104 53,8 53,3 0,254 39,0 0,379
 >=60 162 62,5 64,9   56,5
Race
 Non-white 95 59,3 60,1 0,405 46,0 0,168
 White 96 67,3 72,1   61,5
Sex
 Male 172 62,0 59,6 0,294 56,0 0,158
 Female 94 53,8 62,6   35,5
Risk
 Blue or Green 103 56,4 77,4 0,571 31,0 0,044
 Yellow or Red 163 60,8 47,4   56,0
  1. Statistically significant p-values 95% confidence interval are indicated in bold
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