Table 2

Crude and adjusted associations of sociodemographic factors and tumour characteristics with the occurrence of interval cancers

Interval cancers <3 yearsInterval cancers 3–10 yearsInterval cancers 1–10 years
Crude analysisAdjusted analysis* Crude analysisAdjusted analysis* Crude analysisAdjusted analysis*
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Sex
 Men1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent
 Women2.331.17 to 4.671.980.94 to 4.152.731.44 to 5.172.501.28 to 4.872.541.56 to 4.152.281.35 to 3.83
Age
 <70 years1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent
 ≥70 years0.920.46 to 1.840.770.37 to 1.640.880.47 to 1.660.770.39 to 1.500.900.55 to 1.460.780.46 to 1.31
Location
 Distal1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent
 Proximal2.941.43 to 6.022.541.20 to 5.351.760.93 to 3.351.680.86 to 3.302.201.34 to 3.621.981.17 to 3.35
Grade
 G1 and G21.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent1.00Referent
 G3 and G42.361.13 to 4.902.040.94 to 4.431.440.69 to 3.011.360.64 to 2.901.831.06 to 3.151.620.91 to 2.88
  • * Adjusted for other variables listed in the table.

  • Proximal: caecum to ascending colon; distal: other.

  • G1=well differentiated, G2=moderately differentiated, G3=poorly differentiated, G4=undifferentiated.