Table 2.

Trends (years and EAPC) in five breast cancer indicator rates, absolute disparity (BGV), and relative disparity (MLD), 1988 to 2005

Breast cancer indicatorTrend 1Trend 2Trend 3Percentage of change, 1988-2005Deviance Information Criterion
Disparity measureYearsEAPCYearsEAPCYearsEAPC
In situ incidence1988-20006.3*2000-2005−1.1
    BGV1988-19932.41993-199915.6*1999-2005−5.3*93.721,819
    MLD1988-2005−5.5*61.521,819
Stage I incidence1988-20001.8*2000-2005−4.6*
    BGV1988-2005−1.2−18.529,381
    MLD1988-1995−6.1*1995-2005−0.9−41.429,381
Lymph node positive1988-1996−2.3*1996-20005.4*2000-2005−2.9*
    BGV1988-1993−8.9*1993-20050.1−37.927,184
    MLD1988-2005−1.1*−17.627,184
LABC incidence1988-1993−4.7*1993-20010.92001-2005−6.8*
    BGV1988-1993−10.4*1993-1998−0.71998-2005−7.0*−66.519,611
    MLD1988-2002−2.8*2002-20057.1−17.819,611
Mortality rate1988-2005−2.0*
    BGV1988-2005−5.3*−60.525,907
    MLD1988-2005−1.3*−19.825,907
  • *P < 0.05; BGV, absolute disparity; MLD, relative disparity. Because BGV and MLD were calculated during the same winBUGS run, the DIC values are from the same model