Table 3.

Health outcomes by cancer survivorship and other long-term conditions

Health outcomeNo cancer, no other long-term conditions (n = 1,191)
Cancer, no other long-term conditions (n = 131)
No cancer, other long-term conditions (n = 4,617)
Cancer, other long-term conditions (n = 837)
P*
Bivariate analysis
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Quality of life<0.001
    Delighted/pleased47.940.535.033.2
    Mostly satisfied/mixed/mostly dissatisfied49.758.060.661.8
    Unhappy/terrible2.41.54.45.0
Self-assessed health status<0.001
    Excellent/very good70.655.038.627.7
    Good23.635.933.635.1
    Fair/poor5.89.227.937.2
No. days (d) out of role during the last 2 wk<0.001
    0-194.387.884.679.9
    2-73.66.17.29.0
    8-142.16.18.111.1
Mental well-being (Kessler score)<0.001
    Low risk (10-15)77.868.764.860.2
    Moderate risk (16-29)21.329.030.834.1
    High risk (30-50)0.92.34.55.7
Polytomous regression models
OR (95% CI)
OR (95% CI)
OR (95% CI)
Quality of lifeReference category<0.001
    Delighted/pleased1.001.001.00
    Mostly satisfied/mixed/mostly dissatisfied1.38 (0.95-2.00)1.60 (1.40-1.82)1.72 (1.43-2.08)
    Unhappy/terrible0.76 (0.18-3.27)2.65 (1.76-4.01)3.21 (1.94-5.31)
Self-assessed health status<0.001
    Excellent/very good1.001.001.00
    Good1.99 (1.34-2.94)2.40 (2.06-2.80)3.56 (2.86-4.45)
    Fair/poor2.08 (1.07-4.03)7.32 (5.65-9.47)14.1 (10.4-19.0)
No. days (d) out of role during the last 2 wk<0.001
    0-11.001.001.00
    2-71.81 (0.83-3.96)2.76 (1.99-3.84)3.58 (2.42-5.29)
    8-143.12 (1.37-7.07)4.16 (2.75-6.29)6.03 (3.83-9.51)
Mental well-being (Kessler score)<0.001
    Low risk (10-15)1.001.001.00
    Moderate risk (16-29)1.58 (1.05-2.38)2.19 (1.86-2.56)2.57 (2.09-3.17)
    High risk (30-50)2.89 (0.79-10.6)7.90 (4.26-14.6)10.8 (5.51-21.0)
  • NOTE: Likelihood ratio tests for each of these models suggested adequate fit (P > 0.05).

  • * All P values are for two-sided χ2 tests.

  • Each health outcome is modeled separately. Models are also adjusted for sex and age group.