International Journal of Family Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Does the Primary Care Experience Influence the Cancer Diagnostic Process?

Table 3

Point of entry into the cancer investigation process.

All patientsPatients with breast cancerPatients with lung cancerPatients with colorectal cancer Difference between cancer sites
()()()()
%%%% value

Usual source of PHC46.943.951.745.90.535
Another PHC clinic10.114.09.96.40.179
Emergency room17.93.724.226.6<0.001
Specialist16.320.613.214.70.320
Other or no response8.817.81.16.4<0.001
Total100100100100

Pearson’s Chi-Square test.