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Table 5 Logistic odds ratios by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of adult women

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

  Breast   Colorectal   Lung  
  OR p-val OR p-val OR p-val
Race/ethnicity-Cdn born
 White 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
 Black 0.823 0.210 0.716 0.268 0.705 0.226
 West Asian/Mideast 1.169 0.318 0.868 0.656 1.160 0.594
 South Asian 1.371 0.346 n/a   1.125 0.868
 Other Asian 1.144 0.159 0.996 0.980 0.448 0.002
 Latin American 1.290 0.663 n/a   1.557 0.663
Immigrant 1.186 0.474 0.687 0.346 2.118 0.113
Period of Arrival 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
 Arrived 1980–91 0.702 0.108 1.097 0.779 0.411 0.020
 Arrived 1970–79 0.707 0.099 1.077 0.805 0.469 0.025
 Arrived 1960–69 0.690 0.062 1.017 0.952 0.505 0.027
 Arrived 1950–59 0.676 0.025 0.988 0.960 0.747 0.278
 Arrived 1940–49 0.719 0.035 1.039 0.860 0.933 0.768
 Arrived 1930–39 0.822 0.158 0.441 0.000 0.907 0.614
 Arrived pre 1930 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Years in Canada (YSM) 1.013 0.062 1.012 0.349 0.984 0.286
YSM2 1.000 0.040 1.000 0.582 1.000 0.392
Region of Birth
 US 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
 UK/Ireland 0.984 0.768 1.008 0.937 1.063 0.550
 Other Europe 0.824 0.000 0.928 0.427 0.450 0.000
 Western Asia/Mideast 1.059 0.614 0.544 0.033 0.295 0.002
 South Asia 0.658 0.000 0.424 0.000 0.180 0.000
 Other Asian nations 0.737 0.000 0.765 0.026 0.590 0.000
 Africa 0.986 0.879 0.481 0.003 0.390 0.001
 Americas 0.716 0.000 0.671 0.003 0.266 0.000
# observations 15,627,980   15,620,350   15,570,080  
# individuals 1,278,840   1,278,220   1,278,840  
# cancer cases 29,190   10,360   9990  
  1. Note: as for Table 3