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Research Article

Oropharyngeal Cancer Survival: A Population-Based Study of Patients Diagnosed between 1978 and 2002

Table 2

Observed and relative survival after 1, 3, and 5 years of diagnosis of oropharynx cancer.

SurvivalObservedRelative
1 year3 years5 years1 year3 years5 years
%CI 95%%CI 95%%CI 95%%CI 95%%CI 95%%CI 95%

Sex
 Men6155.9–66.037.532.2–42.731.526.6–36.461.956.8–67.539.234.1–45.034.229.2–40.1
 Women63.850.2–77.357.443.2–71.551.136.8–65.464.351.9–79.858.645.8–75.053.340.3–70.5

 Total61.356.4–66.24035.1–44.933.929.2–38.662.257.4–67.441.636.8–47.136.631.8–42.1

Age
 40–6464.158.4–69.740.534.6–46.334.428.7–40.064.659.0–70.841.435.8–48.03630.5–42.6
 65+5040.4–59.636.527.2–45.729.820.9–38.65242.9–63.040.831.7–52.537.127.6–49.8
Location
 Base of tongue5850.0–66.031.523.8–39.12820.5–35.459.151.4–67.933.226.1–42.331.224.0–40.6
 Tonsil67.258.7–75.646.237.1–55.240.331.5–49.163.154.9–72.64839.6–58.343.535.0–54.1
 Soft palate70.655.3–85.847.130.2–63.932.416.7–48.168.954.6–86.949.134.4–70.234.421.2–56.0
 Oropharynx64.354.1–74.44433.4–54.635.725.5–45.964.154.4–75.544.534.8–57.038.328.8–51.0
Period
 1978–19866050.4–69.64838.2–57.84232.4–51.661.152.0–71.750.140.9–61.545.636.2–57.4
 1987–199462.954.8–70.932.424.5–40.228.120.6–35.560.652.9–69.533.826.6–42.930.423.3–39.6
 1995–200265.257.3–73.041.833.5–50.03426.1–41.864.657.0–73.143.335.6–52.636.529.0–45.9

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