Table 2.

Years of diagnosis and years of follow-up included in calculations of 10-year survival later observed for patients diagnosed in various calendar periods and in estimates of 10-year survival available at the end of those calendar periods by cohort, complete and period analysis

Observed
Cohort analysis
Complete analysis
Period analysis
Years of diagnosisYears of follow-upYears of diagnosisYears of follow-upYears of diagnosisYears of follow-upYears of diagnosisYears of follow-up
19831983-199319731973-19831973-19831973-19831973-19831983
19841984-199419741974-19841974-19841974-19841974-19841984
19851985-199519751975-19851975-19851975-19851975-19851985
19911991-200119811981-19911981-19911981-19911981-19911991