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Research Article

Frequency of Surgery in Black Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Table 2

Effect of patient, disease, and treatment characteristics on 5-year survival ().

VariableCategoriesWhites
adjusted HR
(95% CI)
Blacks
adjusted HR
(95% CI)

SexMale/female0.82 (0.77–0.88)1.10 (0.84–1.44)

AgePer year decrease0.81 (0.79–0.83)0.76 (0.68–0.83)

Stage Localized1.0 (ref.)1.0 (ref.)
Regional 1.26 (1.13–1.39)0.98 (0.61–1.59)
Distant 1.21 (1.11–1.31)1.14 (0.77–1.67)
Unknown1.11 (0.98–1.25)0.80 (0.44–1.45)

Cancer-directed surgeryNo/yes0.65 (0.61–0.70)0.53 (0.38–0.73)

RadiationNo/yes1.10 (1.01–1.20)1.24 (0.81–1.89)

Therapy None1.0 (ref.)1.0 (ref.)
Surgery only0.68 (0.64–0.73)0.53 (0.37–0.74)
Radiation only1.27 (1.13–1.42)1.24 (0.75–2.04)
Both surgery and radiation0.63 (0.55–0.71)0.65 (0.30–1.39)

Adjusted for the other variables in the table.

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