International Journal of Family Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Does the Primary Care Experience Influence the Cancer Diagnostic Process?

Table 7

Factors associated with having metastases at initial cancer diagnosis ().

ORCI 90% value

Age1.01[0.98–1.030.757
Cancer site (ref.: breast)
 Lung16.96[6.45–44.62<0.001
 Colorectal7.48[2.85–19.660.001
Symptoms-to-investigation time11.05[0.99–1.110.155
Investigation-to-diagnosis time10.90[0.79–1.030.195

In this model, elapsed times are continuous variables.