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Table 3 Adjusteda cancer mortality hazards ratios, stratified to year of diagnosis, excluding screening associated cancers

From: Temporal trends of geographic variation in mortality following cancer diagnosis: a population-based study

Variables All 1995–1997 1998–2000 2001–2003 2004–2006 2007–2009
N 26,173 4466 5063 5313 5.596 5735
Age (per year) 1.042 (1.041–1.044)*** 1.044 (1.041–1.047)*** 1.039 (1.036–1.042)*** 1.038 (1.035–1.041)*** 1.043 (1.040–1.047)*** 1.050 (1.046–1.053)***
Sex (male) 1.09 (1.05–1.13)*** 1.13 (1.04–1.23)** 1.13 (1.05–1.23)** 1.15 (1.06–1.24)** 1.01 (0.93–1.10) 1.01 (0.92–1.10)
Ethnicity (Jew) 0.71 (0.66–0.76)*** 0.66 (0.56–0.77)** 0.84 (0.63–0.86)*** 0.71 (0.62–0.83)*** 0.73 (0.63–0.84)*** 0.66 (0.56–0.77)***
Districts 13 dfb (p < 0.001) 13 dfb (p = 0.43) 13 dfb (p = 0.04) 13 dfb (p = 0.01) 13 dfb (p = 0.04) 13 dfb (p < 0.001)
Metropolises
 Jerusalem 1 1 1 1 1 1
 Tel Aviv 1.06 (0.98–1.14) 0.96 (0.81–1.13) 0.97 (0.83–1.14) 0.89 (0.76–1.05) 1.08 (0.93–1.27) 1.44 (1.19–1.73)***
 Haifa 1.00 (0.93–1.09) 0.90 (0.75–1.08) 0.96 (0.81–1.15) 0.88 (0.74–1.05) 1.10 (0.93–1.31) 1.16 (0.94–1.43)
 BeerSheva 1.31 (1.18–1.44)*** 1.10 (0.88–1.39) 1.31 (1.06–1.62)* 1.03 (0.83–1.28) 1.38 (1.11–1.72)** 1.83 (1.44–2.32)***
Center
 Rehovot 1.06 (0.98–1.14) 0.91 (0.73–1.14) 0.97 (0.78–1.19) 0.84 (0.68–1.05) 1.02 (0.82–1.27) 1.28 (1.01–1.62)*
 Hasharon 1.04 (0.93–1.16) 1.07 (0.84–1.35) 0.98 (0.77–1.25) 0.76 (0.59–0.96)* 1.29 (1.01–1.63)* 1.21 (0.92–1.59)
 Petach Tikva 1.23 (1.08–1.40)** 0.99 (0.81–1.21) 1.00 (0.82–1.22) 0.87 (0.71–1.06) 1.06 (0.86–1.30) 1.33 (1.05–1.68)**
 Ramla 0.99 (0.90–1.10) 1.01 (0.82–1.48) 0.98 (0.72–1.34) 1.20 (0.92–1.56) 1.22 (0.93–1.64) 1.37 (1.20–2.32)**
South
 Ashkelon 1.27 (1.15–1.40)*** 1.15 (0.93–1.42) 1.21 (0.99–1.49 1.14 (0.92–1.41) 1.50 (1.22–1.84)*** 1.31 (1.03–1.68)*
North
 Hadera 1.18 (1.05–1.33)** 1.07 (0.82–1.41) 1.07 (0.81–1.41) 0.93 (0.72–1.21) 1.27 (0.97–1.65) 1.71 (1.29–2.26)***
 Akko 1.13 (1.02–1.26)* 1.00 (0.79–1.27) 1.20 (0.96–1.50) 0.99 (0.79–1.24) 1.26 (1.00–1.58)* 1.25 (0.97–1.61)
 Izrael 1.21 (1.08–1.36)** 1.13 (0.88–1.45) 1.11 (0.86–1.43) 1.11 (0.87–1.41) 1.31 (1.02–1.68)* 1.44 (1.10–1.89)**
 Tzfat 1.02 (0.82–1.26) 0.87 (0.52–1.44) 0.84 (0.52–1.36) 0.66 (0.40–1.09) 1.17 (0.74–1.86) 1.84 (1.18–2.86)**
 Kineret 1.22 (1.00–1.49)* 0.86 (0.48–1.54) 1.22 (0.83–1.80) 1.12 (0.71–1.80) 1.39 (0.92–2.09) 1.74 (0.95–2.29)
  1. *p<0.05 **p<0.01 ***p<0.0001
  2. aAdjusted for age, sex, ethnicity and districts
  3. bdegree of freedom