Table 2.

Rate of death by demographic and clinical characteristics in patients with HCC

VariablesCategoryTotalNDeathsnPerson-years observedDeath ratedeaths/100 person-yearsP value from log-rank test
Statins0.047
No67339811,5183.5
Yes3631866,4102.9
Age<0.0001
65–7455327510,3542.7
75–843962416,5243.7
85+87681,0506.5
Sex0.81
Male66637411,3713.3
Female3702106,5573.2
Race<0.0001
White6083699,4523.9
Black79521,1874.4
Other3491637,2902.2
Neighborhood median income<0.0001
<$35,0002681604,3213.7
$35,000–$49,9993091954,9553.9
$50,000–$74,9993231775,9923.0
$75,000+136522,6602.0
Grade<0.0001
1 or 24011927,7172.5
3 or 493611,3594.5
Unknown5423318,8533.7
Tumor size and stage<0.0001
Stage I, <5 cm3451477,1712.0
Stage II, <5 cm2391324,2383.1
Stage I/II, ≥5 cm3802445,7894.2
Stage I/II, unknown size72617308.4
Resection<0.0001
No88753714,3763.7
Yes149473,5521.3
Radiofrequency ablation<0.0001
No87351014,1293.6
Yes163743,7991.9
TACE<0.0001
No68142110,6783.9
Yes3551637,2502.2
CVD prior0.054
No5382919,6863.0
Yes4982938,2433.6
Cirrhosis0.53
No5303049,0793.3
Yes5062808,8493.2
Obesity/morbid obesity0.27
Neither93453516,1153.3
Obese67321,3042.5
Morbidly obese35175093.3
Dyslipidemia0.60
No4182397,1133.4
Yes61834510,8163.2
Diabetes0.57
No4962798,7933.2
Yes5403059,1363.3
Hypertension0.16
No3171695,6973.0
Yes71941512,2313.4
Hepatitis B<0.0001
No91954315,2003.6
Yes117412,7281.5
Hepatitis C0.0062
No72942512,0293.5
Yes3071595,9002.7

NOTE: Data for transplantation are not shown as death counts were <11.