Table 2.

Multivariate survival analysis comparing black and white lung cancer patients diagnosed during 1990 to 2003, ACTUR

Small cell lung cancerAdenocarcinomaSquamous cell carcinomaLarge cell carcinoma
StrataRaceHR (95% CI)aHR (95% CI)aHR (95% CI)aHR (95% CI)a
OverallWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.90 (0.75–1.09)1.04 (0.93–1.16)1.01 (0.89–1.16)0.98 (0.84–1.14)
Age, y
 20–64White1.001.001.001.00
Black0.87 (0.68–1.11)1.08 (0.95–1.24)1.03 (0.86–1.22)1.00 (0.82–1.22)
 ≥ 65White1.001.001.001.00
Black0.96 (0.70–1.31)0.93 (0.76–1.14)1.04 (0.83–1.29)0.98 (0.75–1.27)
Sex
 MenWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.90 (0.70–1.14)1.04 (0.91–1.18)1.00 (0.85–1.16)1.01 (0.85–1.20)
 WomenWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.93 (0.69–1.26)1.02 (0.83–1.25)1.08 (0.82–1.43)0.85 (0.60–1.21)
Tumor stage
 LocalWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.75 (0.42–1.37)1.03 (0.82–1.28)1.01 (0.78–1.32)1.07 (0.70–1.63)
 RegionalWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.90 (0.64–1.27)1.02 (0.83–1.26)0.95 (0.76–1.18)1.04 (0.79–1.37)
 DistantWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.90 (0.69–1.17)0.95 (0.80–1.13)1.10 (0.86–1.41)0.97 (0.77–1.22)
Surgery
 YesWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black1.60 (0.69–3.71)0.95 (0.80–1.13)0.86 (0.67–1.10)1.16 (0.83–1.60)
 NoWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.89 (0.73–1.08)1.03 (0.89–1.20)1.12 (0.95–1.32)0.98 (0.82–1.17)
Recurrence
 YesWhite1.001.001.001.00
Black0.82 (0.56–1.19)1.04 (0.82–1.32)0.88 (0.62–1.24)0.99 (0.66–1.48)
 NoWhite1.001.001.00
Black0.91 (0.73–1.13)1.03 (0.91–1.17)1.04 (0.90–1.21)0.98 (0.82–1.16)

Abbreviations: ACTUR, automated central tumor registry; HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval.

  • aUnless stratified by the variable, all models were adjusted for age, sex, active duty status, tumor stage, tumor grade, receipt of surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and recurrence.