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Table 1 Characteristics of breast cancer cases in Kelantan Cancer Registry (n = 549)

From: Modelling excess mortality among breast cancer patients in the North East Region of Peninsular Malaysia, 2007–2011: a population-based study

VariablesTotal
n (%)
Died
n (%)
Censored
n (%)
Survival time (years)a9.9 (0.0, 9.9)
Survival time (years)b5.4 (6.2)
Age at diagnosis (years)c50.4 (11.2)
Age at diagnosis
  > 50 years248 (45.2)107 (42.0)141 (48.0)
  ≤ 50 years301 (54.8)150 (58.0)151 (52.0)
Ethnicity:
 Malay471 (85.8)240 (93.0)231 (79.0)
 Chinese65 (11.8)15 (6.0)50 (17.0)
 Indian5 (1.0)1 (0.0)4 (1.0)
 Siam6 (1.1)0 (0.0)6 (2.0)
 Others2 (0.4)1 (0.0)1 (0.0)
Stages:
 Stage І163 (29.7)53 (21.0)110 (38.0)
 Stage ІІ161 (29.3)33 (13.0)128 (44.0)
 Stage ІІІ90 (16.4)53 (21.0)37 (13.0)
 Stage IV135 (24.6)118 (46.0)17 (6.0)
Morphology:
 Carcinoma, NOS2 (0.4)2 (0.8)0 (0.0)
 Carcinoma undifferentiated, NOS1 (0.2)0 (0.0)1 (0.3)
 Papillary carcinoma, NOS17 (3.1)9 (3.5)8 (2.7)
 Squamous cell carcinoma, NOS7 (1.3)4 (1.6)3 (1.0)
 Adenocarcinoma, NOS68 (12.4)38 (14.8)30 (10.3)
 Adenoid cystic carcinoma1 (0.2)0 (0.0)1 (0.3)
 Infiltrating ductal carcinoma, NOS448 (81.6)202 (78.6)246 (84.3)
 Medullary carcinoma, NOS1 (0.2)0 (0.0)1 (0.3)
 Lobular carcinoma, NOS2 (0.4)1 (0.4)1 (0.3)
 Infiltrating ductal and lobular carcinoma1 (0.2)1 (0.4)0 (0.0)
 Sarcoma, NOS1 (0.2)0 (0.0)1 (0.3)
Surgery
 No275 (50.0)154 (60.0)121 (41.0)
 Yes274 (49.9)103 (40.0)171 (59.0)
Radiotherapy
 No444 (80.9)211 (82.0)233 (80.0)
 Yes105 (19.1)46 (18.0)59 (20.0)
Chemotherapy
 No386 (70.3)170 (66.0)216 (74.0)
 Yes163 (29.7)87 (34.0)76 (26.0)
  1. arange (minimum value, maximum value)
  2. bmedian (IQR)
  3. cmean (SD)
  4. NOS not otherwise specified