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Table 3 Results of Logistic Regression Analysis

From: Transfer between hospitals as a predictor of delay in diagnosis and treatment of patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – a register based cohort-study

  Time from referral to end of primary investigation ≤ 28 days Time from end of primary investigation to first day of treatment ≤ 14 days Time from referral to first day of treatment ≤ 42 days
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Transfer (yes vs no) 0.82 (0.74;0.92a) 0.66 (0.61;0.72a) 0.63 (0.58;0.69a)
Age (high vs low) 0.85 (0.76;0.94a) 0.91 (0.83;0.99a) 0.78 (0.71;0.86a)
Sex (males vs female) 0.92 (0.83;1.03) 1.05 (0.96;1.14) 1.02 (0.93;1.12)
Stage (high vs low) 2.08 (1.84;2.37a) 1.17 (1.05;1.30a) 2.02 (1.81;2.25a)
Treatment (cur vs pal) 1.68 (1.47;1.91a) 0.72 (0.65;0.81a) 1.23 (1.10;1.38a)
CCI (increasing) 0.83 (0.77;0.91a) 0.91 (0.85;0.97a) 0.84 (0.78;0.90a)
ECOG (increasing) 1.08 (1.03;1.14a) 0.94 (0.90;0.98a) 1.00 (0.96;1.05)
FEV1 (increasing) 0.94 (0.88;1.00) 1.09 (1.04;1.15a) 1.03 (0.98;1.09)
Year (increasing) 0.98 (0.94;1.01) 1.29 (1.26;1.33a) 1.17 (1.05;1.20a)
  1. asignificance at 95% level