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Table 4 Logistic regression of advanced stage diagnosis in dependence of re-settler status, adjusted for possible confounders

From: Stage of cancer diagnoses among migrants from the former Soviet Union in comparison to the German population – are diagnoses among migrants delayed?

Tumor type Males Females
  Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Lung cancer 2.05 (0.82–5.12) 0.13 1.48 (0.18–12.12) 0.71
Colorectal cancer 1.47 (0.64–3.53) 0.37 1.24 (0.66–2.31) 0.50
Breast cancer    1.60 (1.03–2.48) 0.04
Prostate cancer 0.24 (0.03–1.84) 0.17   
Malignant melanoma of the skin NAa NAa 4.29 (0.99–18.60) 0.05
Stomach cancer 0.77 (0.29–2.04) 0.60 0.54 (0.21–1.39) 0.20
All sites combined 1.47 (1.02–2.10) 0.04 1.37 (1.00–1.89) 0.05
Sensitivity analysis     
Best case scenario (all missings as local) 1.32 (1.00–1.75) 0.05 1.44 (1.08–1.91) 0.01
Worst case scenario (all missings as advanced) 1.32 (0.95–1.84) 0.09 1.22 (0.90–1.65) 0.20
  1. anot applicable due to low number of cases