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Table 4 Logistic odds ratios by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of adult men

From: Cancer and the healthy immigrant effect: a statistical analysis of cancer diagnosis using a linked Census-cancer registry administrative database

  Prostate   Lung   Colorectal  
  OR p-val OR p-val OR p-val
Race/ethnicity-Cdn born
 White 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
 Black 1.498 0.003 1.116 0.561 0.855 0.521
 West Asian/Mideast 0.699 0.094 1.509 0.030 1.596 0.021
 South Asian n/a   0.261 0.180 0.630 0.514
 Other Asian 0.769 0.013 0.507 0.000 0.956 0.742
 Latin American n/a   n/a   1.594 0.646
Immigrant 0.397 0.000 0.945 0.851 1.205 0.555
Period of Arrival
 Arrived 1980–91 1.078 0.673 1.060 0.816 0.458 0.003
 Arrived 1970–79 0.966 0.826 1.117 0.631 0.561 0.018
 Arrived 1960–69 0.818 0.163 1.279 0.250 0.594 0.022
 Arrived 1950–59 0.783 0.051 1.279 0.190 0.608 0.013
 Arrived 1940–49 0.818 0.084 1.205 0.286 0.717 0.070
 Arrived 1930–39 0.933 0.464 1.224 0.155 0.727 0.037
 Arrived pre 1930 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Years in Canada (YSM) 1.044 0.000 0.985 0.126 1.010 0.385
YSM2 1.000 0.000 1.000 0.067 1.000 0.160
Region of Birth
 US 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
 UK/Ireland 1.059 0.324 1.008 0.923 1.275 0.010
 Other Europe 0.860 0.008 0.842 0.041 1.190 0.058
 Western Asia/Mideast 0.851 0.206 0.576 0.005 0.922 0.669
 South Asia 0.670 0.000 0.273 0.000 0.462 0.000
 Other Asian nations 0.506 0.000 0.696 0.001 1.064 0.571
 Africa 0.908 0.354 0.532 0.000 0.655 0.021
 Americas 1.588 0.000 0.419 0.000 0.814 0.110
# observations 13,321,560   15,398,640   15,403,340  
# individuals 1,275,250   1,285,860   1,286,260  
# cancer cases 29,620   18,110   14,940  
  1. Note: as for Table 3