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Table 2 Estimated posterior odds ratios of patient characteristics associated with the intended adjuvant therapies, and relative weights between therapies

From: Geographic variation in the intended choice of adjuvant treatments for women diagnosed with screen-detected breast cancer in Queensland

   Median posterior odds ratios [95 % CrIa]
Factors N Radiotherapy Chemotherapy Hormonal Therapy
Road travelling time (TRACT)     
<1 h 4514 1.00 1.00 1.00
1−<2 h 502 0.88 [0.56, 1.39] 0.74 [0.46, 1.19] 0.94 [0.68, 1.31]
2−<4 h 750 0.66 [0.42, 1.04] 0.91 [0.58, 1.45] 0.97 [0.70, 1.35]
4−<6 h 317 0.41 [0.23, 0.74] 0.44 [0.25, 0.81] 0.74 [0.49, 1.08]
6 or more h 274 0.41 [0.24, 0.73] 0.60 [0.34, 1.07] 0.71 [0.48, 1.04]
Socio-economic status (IRSAD)     
Quintile 1 Most disadvantaged 817 0.94 [0.65, 1.36] 0.73 [0.50, 1.04] 1.01 [0.77, 1.32]
Quintile 2 1458 0.80 [0.56, 1.12] 0.86 [0.62, 1.19] 0.91 [0.71, 1.15]
Quintile 3 1762 1.03 [0.76, 1.39] 0.91 [0.69, 1.20] 1.01 [0.81, 1.26]
Quintile 4 1539 0.92 [0.68, 1.24] 0.93 [0.70, 1.22] 1.03 [0.83, 1.28]
Quintile 5 Most advantaged 781 1.00 1.00 1.00
Age at diagnosis (years)     
40–49 933 1.07 [0.85, 1.34] 1.85 [1.51, 2.27] 0.83 [0.71, 0.98]
50–59 2064 1.00 1.00 1.00
60–69 2074 0.86 [0.72, 1.03] 0.50 [0.42, 0.60] 1.20 [1.06, 1.37]
70–89 1225 0.36 [0.29, 0.44] 0.12 [0.09, 0.16] 1.39 [1.18, 1.63]
Indigenous status     
Non-Indigenous 5467 1.00 1.00 1.00
Indigenous 63 1.66 [0.83, 3.49] 1.16 [0.61, 2.17] 1.33 [0.89, 2.04]
Indigenous unknown 766 0.87 [0.69, 1.10] 0.40 [0.30, 0.53] 1.06 [0.89, 1.26]
Marital status     
Married 4150 1.00 1.00 1.00
Never married 305 0.78 [0.57, 1.09] 0.79 [0.56, 1.10] 0.85 [0.68, 1.08]
Widowed/Divorced/Separated 1665 0.83 [0.71, 0.99] 0.95 [0.80, 1.14] 1.05 [0.92, 1.19]
Marital unknown 176 0.91 [0.59, 1.44] 1.05 [0.62, 1.73] 0.91 [0.67, 1.24]
Tumour stage     
Localised (Stage I) 4081 1.00 1.00 1.00
Advanced (Stage II, III, IV) 2139 2.43 [2.03, 2.90] 11.21 [9.60, 13.05] 0.87 [0.77, 0.97]
Stage unknown 76 0.59 [0.32, 1.08] 2.83 [1.42, 5.42] 1.24 [0.84, 1.88]
Occupation     
Blue collar 245 1.71 [1.18, 2.48] 1.03 [0.71, 1.48] 0.98 [0.76, 1.27]
White collar 907 1.48 [1.18, 1.87] 1.19 [0.96, 1.47] 1.11 [0.95, 1.31]
Professional 1061 1.49 [1.21, 1.84] 1.38 [1.13, 1.71] 1.09 [0.94, 1.28]
Not in the labour force 2631 1.00 1.00 1.00
Unknown 1452 1.28 [1.06, 1.55] 1.05 [0.85, 1.29] 1.27 [1.10, 1.47]
Invasive tumour type     
Invasive ductal 4074 1.00 1.00 1.00
Tubular 167 0.48 [0.33, 0.71] 0.27 [0.12, 0.55] 0.91 [0.68, 1.21]
Lobular classical 506 0.95 [0.74, 1.22] 0.73 [0.56, 0.95] 1.72 [1.40, 2.12]
Other 434 0.73 [0.56, 0.96] 0.77 [0.57, 1.03] 0.94 [0.78, 1.15]
Unknown 1115 0.81 [0.67, 0.98] 0.69 [0.57, 0.84] 0.70 [0.61, 0.80]